Retirement Pensions

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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Photo of Miss Peggy Herbison Miss Peggy Herbison , Lanarkshire North 12:00 am, 22nd November 1965

No, Sir, I am not aware of that at all and neither do the old-age pensioners think so. Perhaps the hon. and gallant Gentleman will be relieved to know that in spite of the rise in the cost of living the pension today is worth far more than it was at the time of the last increase in pensions made by his own Government in May, 1963.