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Retirement Pension (Value)

Volume 958: debated on Monday 20 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the real value of the retirement pension, both single and married, at constant 1977 prices in July 1945, October 1951, October 1964, June 1970, March 1973, April 1978, and November 1978.

The following table shows, for a single person and a married couple, the actual rates of the retirement pension and their real value, at November 1977 prices, in the months referred to:apply to recipients of rent or rate rebates.