Old Age Pensions

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons on 8th September 1942.

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Photo of Mr William Gallacher Mr William Gallacher , Fife Western

asked the Prime Minister whether he has considered a letter from the Lumphinnans Co-operative Women's Guild calling upon the Government to grant the full demands of the old age pensioners for 30s. per week and the abolition of the means test now operating; and what answer he has returned?

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Epping

The communication referred to by the hon. Member was received and acknowledged. I cannot add to the statements made on behalf of the Government in the course of the Debate on 29th July.