HC Deb 07 March 1978 vol 945 c621W
Mr. Bowden

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will take steps to extend the age allowance to women aged between 60 and 65 years.

Mr. Robert Sheldon,

pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 6th March 1978], gave the following answer:

No. I think it is right that the special income tax reliefs for the elderly should begin at the same age for men and women.

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