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War Pensions

Volume 441: debated on Wednesday 6 August 1947

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asked the Minister of Pensions (1) the cost of each of the 10 grades of war-disabled pensioners for the last recorded date;(2) how many pensioners in each of the 10 grades were, on the last recorded date, receiving only a basic pension; and how many a basic pension and allowances.

I regret that this information could be obtained only by examining the records of the 760,000 cases in payment, and the necessary expenditure of time and labour would not in my view be justified.