HC Deb 22 June 2000 vol 352 c256W
Ms Roseanna Cunningham

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what was the average income from state benefits for(a) pensioners, (b) pensioners over 75, (c) single parents and (d) the disabled (i) in cash and real terms and (ii) as a percentage of average earnings for (1) 1979, (2) 1984, (3) 1989, (4) 1994 and (5) for each year from 1994. [126682]

Mr. Bayley

Information on components of pensioners' incomes is published in the annual statistical publication, The Pensioners' Incomes Series, copies of which are in the Library. The latest available figures are for 1997–78.