Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Pensions and National Insurance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22nd November 1965.
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No, Sir. These pensioners are non-contributory, and under the provisions of the Old Age Pensions Act the means of a person who is married are to be taken as half the combined means of the couple.
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