Old Age Pensions.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 14th June 1921.

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Photo of Mr Alfred Yeo Mr Alfred Yeo , Poplar South Poplar

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if his attention has been drawn to the position of the old age pensioners in regard to the allowance from outside sources; and whether he will consider the advisability of framing Regulations so as to allow societies and firms to supplement the Government allowance without making a deduction from the income of these old people, in order to meet the difficulties of the cost of living and thus prevent many of them seeking help from the Poor Law and a saving to the nation of much money?