Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2nd March 1948.
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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the reassessment of pensions under the Pensions (Increase) Act, 1947, has now been completed; or in how many cases is payment still outstanding.
Not quite; 500 civil servants and 3,000 teachers have still to be reassessed.
I am very much obliged, but may I ask that every possible step shall be taken to speed up the payment of these allowances? They are now a year overdue, and the people are suffering very badly.
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