HC Deb 15 December 1970 vol 808 cc288-9W
79. Mr. Hardy

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will state the amount by which the purchasing power of the single retirement pensioner has fallen since 1st July, 1970.

Mr. Dean

As calculated from the movement of the general index of retail prices between 21st July and 20th October, 1s. 6d.