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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:48 am on 18th December 1987.

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Photo of John Greenway John Greenway , Ryedale 10:48 am, 18th December 1987

My hon. Friend and his Department deserve every congratulation on making this statement on the last day before the Christmas recess. Does not the fact that the Government, without any legal duty, but with a moral duty, have made the statement vindicate the point that we have made time and again—that we shall honour our pledge to keep the old-age pension in line with inflation?