Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Retirement Pensions – 21 July 1986

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Retirement Pensions on 21st July 1986.


Mrs. Beckett Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people were receiving retirement pensions at the latest date for which information is available.

Mr. Major The latest date for which information is available is September 1985, when the number of people receiving retirement pensions was in excess of 9,561,000.