HC Deb 06 February 1984 vol 53 c509W
Mr. Andrew Bowden

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) if he will estimate the cost of disregarding the first £4 of any occupational graduated or additional pension for the purpose of claiming supplementary pension;

(2) how many supplementary pensioners have earnings of over £4 a week; and if he will calculate the cost of raising the disregard for pensioners to (a) £8, (b) £10 and (c) £11.40.

Dr. Boyson

I will let my hon. Friend have a reply as soon as possible.