HC Deb 01 February 1993 vol 218 cc25-6W
10. Mr. Ainger

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list the amount spent in each of the following years by Welsh local education authorities on discretionary awards(a) in 1991–92 and (b) in 1992–93; and what is the number of students in receipt of awards in each year in each authority.

Sir Wyn Roberts

About 11,500 students received discretionary awards from local education authorities in Wales in academic year 1990–91. This is the latest year for which this information is available. Details of local authorities' expenditure on discretionary awards is not held centrally.

Assumes real earnings growth of 1.5 per cent.

Including effects on other social security benefits, income tax, national insurance contributions and the labour market.

2045. Mr. Dewar

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security on the basis of assumptions used in "Options for Equality in State Pension Age," if he will publish figures estimating the value of(a) basic retirement pension, (b) the average SERPs addition for men and (c) the average SERPs addition for women expressed as a percentage of average earnings in (a) 2015, (b) 2025, (c) 2035 and (d)

Miss Widdecombe

The information is given in the table.