§ Lord Higgins
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Why the pension uprating statement this year did not include any reference to uprating national insurance contributions; and whether they have any intention of increasing national insurance contributions. [HL1753]
§ Lord McIntosh of Haringey
I refer the noble Lord to the Answer given in another place by my honourable friend the Paymaster General on 27 November 2001(Official Report, columns 863W–866W) to the honourable Member for Stevenage.