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Veterans: Pensions

Volume 486: debated on Monday 19 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many veterans who have been diagnosed as having less than 12 months to live, have applied for a serious ill-health lump sump payment under an armed forces pension scheme; and if he will make a statement. (244828)

No veterans, diagnosed as having less than 12 months to live, have applied for a serious ill-health lump sum payment under armed forces pension scheme 2005.