§ Sir Dudley Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security when he will give a full reply to the letter of 15 January from the hon. Member for Warwick and Leamington in connection with the widow's pension of Mrs. Joan Bains of Leamington Spa.
§ Mrs. Gillian Shephard
The issue raised by my hon. Friend is a complex one and I shall give him a full reply to his letter as soon as possible.