HC Deb 22 January 1979 vol 961 cc58-9W
Mr. Madden

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, pursuant to his comments, Official Report, 13 November 1978, c. 134, if he is now in possession of the appropriate price and earnings indices on a November to November basis; if not, when he expects to receive this information; and when he intends to make a statement indicating whether and when any adjustment in retirement pension benefit is to be introduced.

Mr. Orme

I refer my hon. Friend to my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Perry Barr (Mr. Rooker), on 17 January.—[Vol. 960, c.771–3.]