Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on SERPS on 17th February 1986.
Mr. Meacher Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the minimum state earnings-
Mr. Major The following table sets out the numbers of people receiving state earnings-
Amount of Additional Pension (£ per week) | Numbers of Pensioners (in thousands)
Under 1 | 733
8 and over | 49
Information is not available in the form requested for amounts above £8 per week. The maximum possible additional pension is £20.87 per week.