Widowers (Re-marriage)

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Pensions – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th January 1948.

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Photo of Mr Richard Acland Mr Richard Acland , Gravesend 12:00 am, 20th January 1948

asked the Minister of Pensions whether he will make a statement as to what is the position of a war disability pensioner who, having become a widower, marries for the second time.

Photo of Mr George Buchanan Mr George Buchanan , Glasgow Gorbals

If he is in receipt of pension at the standard rate an allowance is payable in respect of his second wife.