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Television And Radio Costs (Elderly People)

Volume 892: debated on Monday 12 May 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if she will cause an investigation to be made into the impact upon elderly people living alone of the increased charges for the use of radio and television sets arising from the Budget proposals; and if she will make a statement.

Though I am much concerned about the impact on the elderly of rising living costs, I am not persuaded that a special investigation of this particular matter is called for.