asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if she will take steps to improve the earnings position of self-employed people who work from 65 and do not draw a pension until the age of 70 and who only then receive a basic pension supplement in addition to the basic old-age pension.
I would refer the hon. Member to my right hon. Friend's reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Bury and Radcliffe (Mr. White) on 26th February.—[Vol. 887, c. 157–8.]