Oral Answers to Questions — Blind Persons (Financial Assistance).

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 25th June 1941.

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Photo of Mr William Lunn Mr William Lunn , Rothwell

asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that a blind man, Thomas Haney, of 248, Sissons Road, Middleton, Leeds, who had a pension of 10s. a week and £1 13s. supplementary allowance, has had the £1 13s. stopped by the blind authorities because his daughter, aged 19, who had £1 3s. a week is now receiving £3 a week as a tram-car conductress; and whether it is with his approval that the household means test is still in operation in blind cases?