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

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 1st October 1942.

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A normal confinement without complications is not regarded as a serious and prolonged illness covering entitlement to an emergency grant. Where, however, there are complications or other exceptional features which entail unavoidable and unusual expense the case is within the scope of the scheme.