HC Deb 12 June 1995 vol 261 c421W
Ms Primarolo

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if people in receipt of invalidity or incapacity benefit are entitled to class 1 national insurance payments. [27901]

Mr. Hague

Yes. A person in receipt of invalidity benefit prior to 13 April this year or incapacity benefit thereafter is entitled to be credited with earnings equal to the lower earnings limit for class 1 national insurance contributions in respect of each week of incapacity.