Pensions (Increase) Act 1947

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The Pensions (Increase) Act 1947 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was passed during the Labour government of Clement Attlee. It substantially raised the benefit rates for pensioners.[1][2]


  1. ^ "State Pensioners (Rates)". Hansard. 4 November 1948. Retrieved 18 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Pensions Increases (Application)". Hansard. 8 July 1947. Retrieved 18 September 2011.