Pensions and Grants

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 31st May 1945.

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Photo of Lord  Willoughby de Eresby Lord Willoughby de Eresby , Rutland and Stamford 12:00 am, 31st May 1945

asked the Minister of Pensions whether he is yet in a position to state when the hearing will be resumed of the case of Private R. W. Bryan, 14, Lancaster Road, Stamford, which was adjourned at Nottingham on 29th November, 1944.

Photo of Captain Hon. William Sidney Captain Hon. William Sidney , Chelsea

The case has been referred back to the tribunal, and I hope the date of resumption will soon be fixed.

Photo of Lord  Willoughby de Eresby Lord Willoughby de Eresby , Rutland and Stamford

Could my hon. and gallant Friend give an indication when the tribunal will sit? The case has now been hanging fire for six months.

Photo of Captain Hon. William Sidney Captain Hon. William Sidney , Chelsea

The actual fixing of the date for the sitting of the tribunal is the responsibility of my Noble Friend the Lord Chancellor, but it is hoped that it will be at an early date.