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Non-Contributory Retirement Pensions

Volume 977: debated on Thursday 31 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many persons over 80 years are in receipt of noncontributory retirement pensions.

In November 1978, the latest date for which figures are available, 56,020 women and 6,420 men, 62,440 people in all, aged 80 or over were receiving a non-contributory retirement pension.