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Pensions (Retirement Age)

Volume 827: debated on Monday 29 November 1971

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if, as a measure to reduce unemployment, he will seek to, make provision to enable men as well as women to retire at 60 years of age with full pension rights.

No. Such a measure would be very expensive and of doubtful effectiveness in making any immediate or substantial impact on the unemployment problem.I am writing more fully to my hon. Friend.