Oral Answers to Questions — Armed Forces (Pensions and Grants).

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 9th July 1942.

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Photo of Mr Frederick Bellenger Mr Frederick Bellenger , Bassetlaw

asked the Minister of Pensions whether, in assessing eligibility of a dependant for a pension in the case of a deceased soldier, regard is had to any voluntary allotment which was made by the soldier to his dependant while serving with the Forces, or whether the contribution he made to his dependant prior to his enlistment is the only consideration, other than need, taken into account in establishing eligibility for pension?