Disablement and Widows' Pensions.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. – in the House of Commons on 14th March 1922.

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Photo of Captain Edward Bagley Captain Edward Bagley , Farnworth


asked the Minister of Pensions what are the pensions payable, respectively, to a totally disabled man, and a war widow with two dependent children at the present time, s compared with November, 1918?

Photo of Mr George Tryon Mr George Tryon , Brighton

In November, 1918, a totally disabled man would have received for himself and two children, 47s., as compared with 57s. 6d. a week at the present time; while for a widow and two children the figures for the same dates are 30s. 6d. and 44s. 2d.