HC Deb 16 July 1984 vol 64 c79W
Mr. Andrew Bowden

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what will be the weekly cost of the increases in retirement pension announced in his statement of 18 June, Official Report, columns 20–22.

Dr. Boyson

It is estimated that the November 1984 uprating will increase expenditure on retirement pensions by about £15 million per week.

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