HC Deb 02 February 2000 vol 343 c636W
Mr. Field

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what measure of average earnings will be used to update the lower earnings threshold for the state second pension. [107670]

Mr. Rooker

The Low Earnings Threshold will be revalued annually in line with increases in national average earnings, normally measured by the Average Earnings Index (All Employees) as published by the Office for National Statistics.