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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Pensions and Benefits

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Pensions and Benefits on 9th April 1987.


Mr. Gordon Brown Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will express (a) the basic pension and (b) the single person's supplementary benefit level if unemployed as a percentage of average earnings in (i) 1957, (ii) 1979 and (iii) 1987.

Mr. Major I shall let the hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.