[Mr. Roger Gale in the Chair] — Pensioner Poverty

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 9:50 am on 23rd February 2010.

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Photo of John Mason John Mason Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) 9:50 am, 23rd February 2010

I had the impression that, when the pavements were bad, people were almost imprisoned in their houses, which meant that they either had to spend more on fuel or sit in the cold. Does the hon. Gentleman agree that that was the case?