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Retirement Pensions

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 19 March 1952

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asked the Minister of National Insurance if he will give details of all increases made to old age pensioners since 1946.

The standard rate of retirement pension under the National Insurance Act, 1946, was 26s. a week. This was increased by the National Insurance Act, 1951, to 30s. for men over 65 and women over 60 on 1st October, 1951.