Oral Answers to Questions — Police Widows' Pensions

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 19th November 1942.

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Photo of Sir Samuel Storey Sir Samuel Storey , Sunderland

asked the Home Secretary whether, as the failure to implement the recommendations of the Departmental Committee on Police Widows' Pensions is due to the refusal of the Police Federation to agree to increased contributions from the police and as such contributions could not be used to supplement the pensions of existing widows, he will take steps to supplement the pensions of widows existing at the date of publication of the Committee's report?