HC Deb 15 April 1991 vol 189 c91W
27. Mr. Cran

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what percentage of the retired population has an occupational pension; and what is the percentage for the most recently retired.

Miss Widdecombe

My hon. Friend will be pleased to hear that, in 1987, 52 per cent. of all pensioners and 73 per cent. of recently retired pensioners received income from occupational pensions.