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To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if she will estimate the basic state pension payable to eligible (a) men and (b) women in (i) 2010, (ii) 2015, (iii) 2020, (iv) 2025 and (v) 2030; and if she will make a statement.
The information is in the following table.
|Basic state pension expenditure, Great Britain|
|£ billion, cash|
|£ billion, 2008-09 prices|
| Notes: |
1. Figures have been rounded to the nearest £ billion.
2. Forecasts of basic state pension expenditure in 2010-11 are based on the Budget 2009 forecasts. Basic state pension expenditure forecasts from 2015-16 onwards are based on the latest published long-term projections which were published Budget 2008.
3. The real terms figures are calculated from the Budget 2008 GDP deflator.
Budget 2009 forecasts and Budget 2008 long-term projections.