Biography Chronology Home Search Speeches/Statements

1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Single Pensioners

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Single Pensioners on 22nd October 1985.


Mr. Barry Jones Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the percentage of single pensionable households in England.

Mr. Major Of the total number of households in England there are some 14.15 per cent. with one person of pensionable age usually resident and living alone. (Source 1981 census.)