§ Mr. Meacher
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will estimate(a) the first year and (b) the full-year total cost to the national insurance fund in (i) 1991–92 and (ii) 1992–93, of allowing people to contract out of the state earnings-related pension scheme into a money purchase personal pension scheme giving figures separately for (1) people contracting out of the state earnings-related pension scheme in 1991–92 and (2) all schemes.
§ Mr. Jack
The information is not available in precisely the form requested. However such information as is available is contained in appendices 6 and 7 of the report by the Government Actuary on the drafts of the Social Security Benefits Uprating Order and the Social Security (Contributions) Rerating Order which was laid before the House earlier today.