HC Deb 26 July 1990 vol 177 c492W
Mrs. Mahon

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what would be the annual cost, net of tax, of raising the basic retirement pension for single people by £5 per week and the married couple's pension by £8 per week(a) assuming a similar increase in income-related benefits for pensioners, including invalidity pensioners and (b) assuming no other benefit increases.

Mrs. Gillian Shephard

I will write to the hon. Member with such information as is available.