HC Deb 30 April 2003 vol 404 cc371-2W
Mr. Howard

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has to adjust the index by which pension and other benefit levels are uprated. [110236]

Ruth Kelly

The Government made a commitment to raise the full basic state pension by the higher of the September RPI or 2.5 per cent., based on the RPIX, for the remainder of this Parliament.