§ Mr. David Nicholson
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what proportion of those pensioners who have recently retired are receiving income from occupational pensions or savings.
§ Mrs. Gillian Shephard
The latest available figures show that in 1987, 90 per cent. of those pensioners who had recently retired1 had income from either occupational pensions or savings or from both of these income sources.Source: 1 Family expenditure survey.recently retired" includes those pensioners within five years of pensionable age.