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That this House expresses its concern that the aboliton of the 10 per cent. tax band introduced in the 2007 Budget will have a detrimental impact on a number of low income groups, particularly pensioners aged between 60 and 64 years; notes that those who have retired on medical grounds under 60 years will suffer disproportionately as they will only have accrued small pensions; further notes that women are disproportionately affected by these changes and that 0.6 million women aged between 60 and 64 years will see their income decreased by £1.95 a week on average; and calls on the Government to take the needs of this small, low-income group into account in the forthcoming Budget.
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at end add `by significantly increasing the personal allowances for each of the senior citizen age group bands.'.
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