All 2 Ministerial Corrections debates in the Commons on 15th Jan 2024

Ministerial Correction

Monday 15th January 2024

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Ministerial Corrections
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Monday 15 January 2024

Scotland

Monday 15th January 2024

(6 months ago)

Ministerial Corrections
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Cost of Living in Scotland
The following is an extract from the Westminster Hall debate on the Cost of Living in Scotland on 9 January 2024.
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We are also supporting pensioners by maintaining the triple lock. The basic state pension, new state pension and pension credit standard minimum guarantee will be uprated in April 2024 by 8.5%, in line with the average earnings growth between May and June 2023.

[Official Report, 9 January 2024, Vol. 743, c. 65WH.]

Letter of correction from the Under-Secretary of State for Scotland, the hon. Member for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk (John Lamont):

An error has been identified in my closing speech. The correct response should have been:

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We are also supporting pensioners by maintaining the triple lock. The basic state pension, new state pension and pension credit standard minimum guarantee will be uprated in April 2024 by 8.5%, in line with earnings growth in the year to May-July 2023.