Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Social Services – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th December 1972.

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Photo of Sir Keith Joseph Sir Keith Joseph , Leeds North East 12:00 am, 12th December 1972

In the light of the increase in the pension two months ago, which itself was a brand new innovation by this Government—as before the Government came into office the habit was a two-yearly review—the obligation to review the pension in November 1973 gives pensioners the confidence that they have the right to expect.