§ Mrs. Beckett
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many(a) male and (b) female pensioners there are in the United Kingdom.310W
§ Mrs. Gillian Shephard
The latest available figures show that in March 1989 there were 3.49 million male pensioners and 6.55 million female pensioners receiving retirement pension in the United Kingdom.
(Source: retirement pension statistics March 1989.)