§ 51 and 52. Mr. G. Thomas
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) when he last reviewed the position of pensioners benefiting from the Pensions Increase Act, 1954; and whether he will make a statement of his future policy with regard to these people;
(2) whether he is aware of the poverty existing amongst retired Post Office workers; and whether he will now amend the Pensions Increase Acts to relieve the position of these Government pensioners.
56. Mr. Irving
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of the increasing hardship being experienced by retired teachers, he will take steps to effect an immediate revision of the Pensions Increase Acts.
§ Mr. H. Brooke
The Government is undertaking such a review and will announce its conclusions in due course.