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Part of Topical Questions – in the House of Commons at 3:31 pm on 19th November 2007.

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Photo of Alistair Darling Alistair Darling The Chancellor of the Exchequer 3:31 pm, 19th November 2007

Financial support for pensioners is a different matter altogether. As my hon. Friend knows, the Government have been considering the position, and I expect that my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, who was at the Dispatch Box just before me, will have something to say about it in due course.