HC Deb 14 June 1988 vol 135 c154W
34. Mr. Patrick Thompson

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what proportion of pensioners have a second income besides their state pension.

Mr. Scott

The latest available figures are for 1985 when 80 per cent. of all pensioner households and 85 per cent. of recently retired pensioner households had income from sources other than state benefits.