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Welfare Reform

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Social Security – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11th January 1999.

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Photo of Mr Archy Kirkwood Mr Archy Kirkwood Chair, Social Security Committee 12:00 am, 11th January 1999

On 15 December, the Secretary of State said in his statement on pensions that, under the new Labour Government, Britain's pensioners were at least £140 a year better off. How is that increase made up?