§ Mr. Denham
The information is not available in the format requested. Such information as is available is as follows.
Of those women receiving the basic State pension at 30 September 1997, 0.7 million received £31.23 or less per week (that is half the basic State pension of £62.45 per week). A further 2.2 million women received a basic Retirement Pension of £37.35 (equivalent to the married women's rate) or less per week.