Retired Teachers (Pensions)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25 October 1949.

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Photo of Mr David Robertson Mr David Robertson , Wandsworth Streatham 12:00, 25 October 1949

In view of the fact that his answer reveals that there is a mere bagatelle of persons engaged in paying these pensions, why did the right hon. Gentleman tell the House last week that manpower difficulties prevented these quarterly pensions being paid monthly to men who are getting only £150 per annum, and who need the money?