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[Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Age-related Tax Allowances (9 September 2013)

Kelvin Hopkins: ...that long or anything like it. I am, however, pleased to have the opportunity to speak about age-related tax allowances, setting them in their historical context and in the context of today’s pension provision. I first declare an interest as a person of pensionable age and as chair of the parliamentary support group of the National Pensioners Convention, the radical and progressive...

Written Ministerial Statements — Defence: War Pension Scheme Uprating 2013 (29 January 2013)

Mark Francois: The new rates of war pensions and allowances proposed from April 2013 are set out in the tables below. The annual uprating of war pensions and allowances for 2013 will take place from the week beginning 8 April. Rates for 2013 are increasing by 2.2% in line with the September 2012 consumer prices index. War Pensions Rates (Weekly rates unless otherwise shown) 2012 Rates 2013 Rates ...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Welfare Reform Bill: Second Stage (9 October 2012)

Nelson McCausland: ...in Northern Ireland in which no one is working, and over 60,000 children live in a household where no adult is working. There is clear evidence that the incomes of families where no adult is working are heavily skewed towards the bottom of the income distribution, with over six out of 10 families in the bottom quintile and 93% of families in the bottom two quintiles. If, through the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: War Widow Pensions (11 June 2012)

Andrew Robathan: First, I pay tribute to Mrs Thorogood and reassure her about the 5.2% uprating of her pension, in line with the Department for Work and Pensions disability benefit. I was very surprised at the recent comments by the shadow Defence Secretary about “veterans’ and war widows’ pensions being frozen year-on-year.”—[ Official Report, 14 May 2012; Vol. 545, c. 265.]...

Child Benefit (21 February 2012)

David Gauke: Thank you, Mr Dobbin. It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Christchurch (Mr Chope) on securing the debate. Government policy towards higher rate taxpayers and welfare go to the very heart of the challenge to tackle the tough economic circumstances that we face today. It is right and fair that we support hard-working families...

Written Ministerial Statements — Defence: War Pensions Scheme Uprating 2012 (15 December 2011)

Andrew Robathan: The new rates of war pensions and allowances proposed from April 2012 are set out in the following tables. The annual uprating of war pensions and allowances for 2012 will take place from the week beginning 9 April 2012. Rates for 2012 are increasing by 5.2% in line with the September 2011 consumer prices index. RATES RATES (Weekly rates unless otherwise shown) 2011 2012 ...

Autumn Budget Forecast — Statement (29 November 2011)

Lord Sassoon: ...forecast assumes that, 'the euro area finds a way through the current crisis and that policymakers eventually find a solution that delivers sovereign debt sustainability'. If they do not, the OBR warns that there could be a 'much worse outcome' for Britain. I believe that it is right. We hope that this can be averted, but if the rest of Europe heads into recession, it may prove hard to...

Scottish Parliament: Strategic Spending Review (21 September 2011)

John Swinney: In this statement, I welcome the opportunity to present to Parliament the Scottish Government’s draft budget for 2012-13 and our spending plans for the subsequent two years. The spending review falls at a defining moment. It is a moment that is uniquely challenging, with a fragile global economy and savage reductions in the real value of the Scottish budget. At the same time, however,...

[Hywel Williams in the Chair] — Pensioner Poverty (10 December 2009)

Helen Goodman: It is a pleasure to speak under your chairmanship, Mr. Williams. I apologise on behalf of my hon. Friend the Minister for Pensions and the Ageing Society, who obviously has responsibility for this area of policy. Because of the combination of the timetabling of this debate with the uprating statement in the main Chamber, she was unable to be here, so I am speaking on behalf of the Government...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Ways and Means — Financial Statement (22 April 2009)

Alistair Darling: ...co-ordinated action to speed global recovery. The action already taken here and internationally, and the measures that I will announce today, mean that I expect the economy to start growing again towards the end of this year. I am also confident that as the global economy recovers to double in size over the next 20 years, Britain can and will be a world leader. This Budget will help make...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Pensioners (17 October 2008)

Rosie Winterton: The information requested is in the following tables. million Outturn Great Britain, Nominal Terms 1997-98 1998-9 9 1999-2000 2000- 0 1 2001-0 2 2002-03 State Pension 33,586 35,603 37,802 38,745 41,922 44,367 Income Support for people over 60/Minimum Income Guarantee/ Pension Credit 3,721 3,566 3,725 4,035 4,417 4,405 Housing Benefit...

Written Answers — Defence: War Pensions (4 June 2007)

Derek Twigg: I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 8 January 2007, Official Report, column 113W. Historically, the MOD has applied the same uprating principle for war pensions as used by the Department for Work and Pensions to increase state pensions. Since 1979 this has been to use the retail price index (RPI). On current plans we intend to follow the position set out in the White Paper...

Pensions Bill (14 May 2007)

Lord McKenzie of Luton: My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. The Bill implements the most ambitious reform of our pension system in modern times. It takes forward the key recommendations made by the Pensions Commission in 2005 to provide the basis for a sustainable and affordable system that strikes between Government and individuals a new balance of responsibility for security in...

Orders of the Day — Social Security and Housing Benefits Bill (13 April 1983)

Mr Jeff Rooker: ...of a year. The Government could pay an extra week's benefit on top of the Christmas bonus. If the Government do not like that, a procedure that is not so fast but nevertheless acceptable would be to bring forward another uprating in the early months of next year to make up for that shortfall. There are three ways round the problem. If the Minister accepts one of those options, or comes...

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