§ 58. Mr. D. Jones
asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance whether he will give consideration to permitting an increase in the amount of other income which recipients of parents pensions receive without their parents pension being reduced, thus providing for the increase in the cost of living.
§ The Minister of Pensions and National Insurance (Mr. Osbert Peake)
With permission, I shall make a statement at the end of Questions.
§ 61. Lieut.-Colonel Lipton
asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance how many dependants' pensions are in issue to the parents of deceased Service men; and what is the average amount of such pensions.
§ Lieut.-Colonel Lipton
Are we to understand that the average reduction from the 16s. 4d. pension is now 7s. 6d.?
§ Mr. Callaghan
In that statement will the right hon. Gentleman tell us what it would cost him to meet such a concession as is asked for?