HC Deb 31 January 1974 vol 868 c138W
25. Sir Gilbert Longden

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what would be the cost to the taxpayer of increasing the retirement pension for a single individual and a married couple, respectively, to £10 and £16, if the contributions were not increased.

Mr. Nott

£825 million in Great Britain without allowing for accompanying changes in benefits.