§ Lord AYLESTONE
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many former Members of the House of Commons or their widows are now in receipt of a Parliamentary pension under the Ministerial Salaries and Members' Pensions Act 1965 under which only 10 years of their earlier membership of the House of Commons was reckonable.
§ Lord PEART
The relevant figures as at 28th June 1978 are as follows:—
Members' pensions — 70; Widows' pensions — 45.
House adjourned at a quarter past midnight.