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War Pension

Volume 268: debated on Wednesday 20 December 1995

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will now end the policy of counting the first £10 of a war pension received as a result of an injury sustained while fighting as income; and if he will make a statement. [4942]

The first £10 of a war disablement pension is disregarded in all income-related benefits. We have no plans to end this arrangement.