HC Deb 09 March 1981 vol 1000 cc254-5W
Mr. Michael Brown

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what would be the estimated cost of extending the age allowance to invalidity pensioners on the assumption that the invalidity pension was (a) non-taxable and (b) taxable.

Mr. Peter Rees

About £7 million and £35 million respectively in a full year at 1980–81 levels of benefit, allowances and income.

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