Disability (Aggravation).

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants. – in the House of Commons on 30th March 1922.

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Photo of Mr Neil Maclean Mr Neil Maclean , Glasgow Govan


asked the Minister of Pensions whether he is aware that a large number of ex-service men whose disabilities have been previously marked as caused by their service are now having these altered to aggravated by service; and whether he is aware that in some cases the next step has been that aggravation has passed away and the men are refused a pension?

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

I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply which I gave to the hon. and learned Member for the Central Division of Bristol on the 23rd February, and of which I am sending him a copy.