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War Pensioners

Volume 975: debated on Tuesday 11 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the current annual cost of the age allowance payable at the age of 65 years to those war pensioners whose disability is assessed at 40 per cent. or more; and what would be the annual cost of doubling the age allowance for those particular war pensioners.

The annual cost of these age allowances at November 1979 rates is £6 million, which would rise to £12 million if they were doubled.