The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1983-1987 Parliament

Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on the State Pension – 25 February 1986

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on the State Pension on 25th February 1986.

Mr. Kirkwood Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he has any plans to uprate the state basic pension to bring it more into line with the increase in earnings.

Mr. Major I refer the hon. Member to my right hon. Friend’s statement to the House yesterday at columns 680-81, on the subject of the uprating of social security benefits.