asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether those who have their incomes restricted as a result of the agreed maximum of an extra £6 a week and are members of private pension schemes must also suffer a permanent reduction in pension where their pension entitlement is computed on a basis that takes into account their income for next year.
I shall write to the hon. Member.
of £6 a week. There will be no increase for those earning £8,500 a year or more.