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Special Campaign Pensions

Volume 437: debated on Tuesday 6 May 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for War the number of ex-Servicemen in receipt of special Campaign Pensions at 30th September, 1946, and at present and their annual cost.

In September, 1946, approximately 9,000 ex-Regular soldiers were in receipt of special Campaign Pensions at an annual cost of some £220,000. At the present time, the corresponding figures are 7,000 pensioner's at an annual cost of £160,000.