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Old Age Sub-committee correspondence, Jan-Oct 1963

CCO 20/41/1

Correspondents include:-

  1. Balniel, Lord, Robert
  2. Hogg, Quintin, Viscount Hailsham, Leader of the House of Lords
  3. Macleod, Iain, Party Chairman
  4. Macmillan, Harold, Prime Minister
  5. Powell, Enoch, Minister of Health

Subjects included:-

  1. Enoch Powell's proposals as Health Minister for a 'guaranteed minimum in old age' to replace the flat-rate pension paid regardless of means
  2. The effects of Conservative Party policy on Old Age
  3. Discussion of pensions at Chequers


  1. Aide-memoire by Enoch Powell concerning proposals for a replacement of the flat-rate pension paid in old age regardless of means, Jan 1963, with comments by Sir Keith Joseph, 11/02/1963, Lord Balniel MP, ND
  2. Typescript draft of 'One Nation. Care of the Elderly' by Lord Balniel, ND [1963]
  3. Paper, 'A Guaranteed Minimum Income in Old Age' [ref. GM/1/63], P[eter] G[oldman], 02/05/1963


  • Creation: Jan-Oct 1963


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CCO 20/41/1

Biographical / Historical

The Committee consisted of Iain Macleod, Party Chairman; Keith Joseph, Minister of Housing and Local Government; Enoch Powell, Minister of Health; Lord Balniel, Chairman of the Conservative Parliamentary Health and Social Security Committee; and Peter Goldman, Director of the Conservative Political Centre.

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