§ Mr. Frank Field
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will detail the number of inquiries for each of the last three calendar years received by his retirement pension forecast unit; and if he will detail the number of these inquiries which came from women divorcees seeking information on their pension entitlement.
§ Miss Widdecombe
The information requested is in the table:
Number of inquires Year Total Those coming from divorced women 1 21988 154,406 17,197 1989 327,944 36,525 1990 330,080 36,822 1 May to December 1988. 2 The Pensions Forecast Unit was set up in May 1988.