Hull North Labour MP Diana Johnson has welcomed today’s Pre-Budget Report and the Government’s continuing support for pensioners.
The Pre-Budget report announced a 2.5% increase in the basic state pension.
Measures announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Pre-Budget Report include:
• Increases the full basic state pension by £2.40 to £97.65 a week in April 2010.
• Increases the full couples’ pension by £3.85 to £156.15 in April 2010.