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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Pensioners (Heating Allowance)

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Pensioners (Heating Allowance) on 7th April 1987.


Mr. Bill Walker Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give details of the number of pensioners who are in receipt of a heating allowance.

Mr. Major It is estimated that nearly 1.5 million pensioners were in receipt of a heating addition in 1984, the latest year for which information is available.