HC Deb 14 December 1993 vol 234 c623W
Mr. Redmond

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will consider increasing contributory benefits for people aged over 80 years; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Hague

We have no plans to increase contributory benefits for this group of pensioners over and above the proposed general increase in state retirement pension announced by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State in his statement to the House on 1 December.

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