HC Deb 22 July 1980 vol 989 c613W
30. Mr. Dempsey

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will take steps to increase the additional age allowance, fixed at 25p in 1970, to a more realistic amount for 80-year-old and over retirement pensioners; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Prentice

My right hon. Friend has no plans to increase the age addition to retirement pensions, which was first introduced in September 1971.