HC Deb 12 December 1983 vol 50 c350W
Sir Brandon Rhys Williams

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish tables comparing net weekly spending power for single pensioners and married pensioners, paying the DHSS tax/ benefit model tables figures of £12.25 rent, £4.50 rates and £1.40 water rates, assuming (a) no income other than basic national insurance pension, (b) £6 per week from £3,000 capital, (c) occupation pension entitlements for the single pensioner and the husband of £5, £10 £15, £20, £25, £30, £35, £40, £45 and £50, wife having category B pension, and (d)occupational pension entitlement for the husband as above, wife qualifying on her own earnings with occupational pension half that of the husband in each case.

Dr. Boyson

I shall reply to my hon. Friend as soon as possible.