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Personal Case

Volume 641: debated on Friday 5 May 1961

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asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance if he will reconsider the claim to a widow's pension made by Mrs. E. M. Brewer, of 67 Purser House, Tulse Hill.

As the contribution conditions are not satisfied, there is no way in which an award can be made to this lady. It is thus not open to my right hon. Friend to reconsider her claim. Nor, for reasons of which the hon. Gentleman is no doubt aware, would issue of a widow's pension to this lady improve her financial position.