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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Over-80s Pension

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Over-80s Pension on 6th December 1985.


Mr. David Atkinson Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is his estimate of the number of those receiving the over-80s pension.

Mr. Major At March 1985 there were some 37,200 recipients of the over-80s non-contributory retirement pension.