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War Widows

Volume 129: debated on Tuesday 15 March 1988

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Q72.

To ask the Prime Minister whether Her Majesty's Government are now in a position to remove the differences which currently exist between the pension entitlements of pre-1973 and post-1973 war widows.

Q99.

To ask the Prime Minister when Her Majesty's Government expect to remove the differences which currently exist between the pension entitlements of pre-1973 and post-1973 war widows.

Q139.

To ask the Prime Minister when Her Majesty's Government expect to remove the differences which currently exist between the pension entitlements of pre-1973 and post-1973 war widows.

Q152.

To ask the Prime Minister whether Her Majesty's Government will undertake a review of provision for pre-1973 war widows.

I refer the hon. Members to the reply that I gave to the hon. Member for Wallsend (Mr. Garrett) on 7 March 1988, at column 19, and to my hon. Friend the Member for Macclesfield (Mr. Winterton) on 10 March, at column 518.

Q130.

To ask the Prime Minister if she has any estimate of the number of pre-1973 war widows.

I refer my hon. Friend to the reply given by my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social Security to my hon. Friend the Member for Macclesfield (Mr. Winterton) on 1 March 1988, at column 550.

Q131.

To ask the Prime Minister what representations Her Majesty's Government have received on the differences which currently exist between the pension entitlements of pre-1973 war widows.

Q132.

To ask the Prime Minister what representations Her Majesty's Government have received on the differences which currently exist between the pension entitlements of pre-1973 and post-1973 war widows.

Q135.

To ask the Prime Minister what representations Her Majesty's Government have received on the differences which currently exist between the pension entitlements of pre-1973 and post-1973 war widows.

Q138.

To ask the Prime Minister what representations Her Majesty's Government have received on the differences which currently exist between the pension entitlements of pre-1973 and post-1973 war widows.

Numerous representations have been received in recent years about the comparative positions of pre-1973 and post-1973 war widows.

Q157.

To ask the Prime Minister what recent representations she has received concerning the situation of pre-1973 war widows.

Q158.

To ask the Prime Minister if she has any plans for a meeting with representatives of the British War Widows and Associates.

Q160.

To ask the Prime Minister when she last had a meeting with representatives of the British War Widows and Associates.