HC Deb 23 April 1996 vol 276 c133W
22. Mr. Jamieson

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what proportion of holders of appropriate personal pensions failed to earn sufficient to generate a national insurance rebate in the most recent year. [24692]

Mr. Heald

In 1993–94, 31 per cent. of appropriate personal pension holders had reckonable earnings below the national insurance rebate threshold.


  1. (i) Source: Personal Pension Statistics 1993–94 which is based on a 1 per cent. sample of national insurance records taken in February 1995.
  2. (ii) Figures relate to the Uhnited Kingdom and are rounded to the nearest whole number.