HC Deb 11 February 1999 vol 325 c385W
Mr. Rammell

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what would be the cost to public funds of increasing the basic state pension to the level of the minimum pension guarantee. [70256]

Mr. Timms

I refer my hon. Friend to the written answer my hon. Friend the then Minister of State, Department of Social Security gave my hon. Friend the Member for Newport, West (Mr. Flynn) on 18 November 1998,Official Report, columns 624–25.