§ Mr. James Hamilton
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will consider making all widows' pensions tax free; and if he will make a statement.55W
§ 18 Mr. Peter Rees
, pursuant to his reply [Official Report,June 1979], gave the following answer:
No. I believe the best way to help those widows most in need is by the increase in tax thresholds and in pensions which we recently announced.