Oral Answers to Questions — Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme.

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 23rd June 1942.

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Photo of Mr Walter Womersley Mr Walter Womersley , Grimsby

Under the Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme a parent's need pension can be granted only if, amongst other conditions, the deceased person had been contributing to his parents' support, and this condition is not fulfilled in the case to which my hon. Friend refers. I am, however, giving further consideration to the principle involved in order to see whether any modification is desirable.