HC Deb 16 December 1982 vol 34 c211W
Mr. Gwilym Roberts

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he 'will introduce measures to disregard all or part of widows pension from income tax assessments; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Ridley

[pursuant to his reply, 14 December 1982, c. 64]: I do not think it would be right to give the State pension received by widows any different tax treatment from retirement pensions, occupational pensions and other taxable income received by widows and other taxpayers.

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