War Pensioners.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland. – in the House of Commons on 16th February 1922.

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Photo of Sir Maurice Dockrell Sir Maurice Dockrell , Dublin Rathmines


asked the Minister of Pensions whether Article 5 of Articles of Agreement for a Treaty between Great Britain and Ireland in- volves any responsibility upon the part of the Irish Free State for the future care and treatment of Irish war pensioners, or is it intended that Great Britain shall continue this responsibility?

Photo of Sir James Macpherson Sir James Macpherson , Ross and Cromarty

Arrangements for the payment of pensions and the discharge of other obligations under the Royal Pension Warrants in respect of pensioners in South Ireland will fall to be made both by my Department and by the Service Departments concerned on lines appropriate to the circumstances.