asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make arrangements for retirement pensions to be paid either four-weekly or quarterly direct to the bank account of the recipient, or by means of a Giro transfer to pensioners having an account with the National Giro bank.
I would refer the hon. Member to my reply to the hon. Member for Galloway (Mr. Thompson) on Thursday 25 January.—[Vol. 961, c. 243.]