Out-Patient Treatment (Allowances)

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants. – in the House of Commons on 9th October 1924.

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asked the Minister of Pensions whether he will revise the Regulations which prevent an ex-service man who is undergoing outpatient treatment from receiving any monetary allowance even when the disability for which he is being treated prevents him from following his normal occupation?


I fear that I am not in a position to accept my hon. Friend's suggestion. I may, however, state that at the present time there are on an average over 6,000 men undergoing outpatient treatment who are in receipt of full allowances under Article 0 of the Royal Warrant.