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Pensioners: Poverty

Volume 499: debated on Wednesday 11 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what percentage of pensioners have been living in absolute poverty in (a) the North East and (b) the UK in each year since 2006. (298351)

I refer my hon. Friend to the written answer I gave on 26 October 2009, Official Report, columns 166-67W.

The answer was published in Hansard at:

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200809/cmhansrd/cm091026/text/91026w0035.htm#09102640000032