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War Widows

Part of Prime Minister – in the House of Commons on 11th March 2020.

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Photo of Julian Lewis Julian Lewis Conservative, New Forest East

Given that the previous Defence Secretary sought and was refused permission from the Treasury to help the estimated 265 war widows whose pensions were cancelled when they remarried, and can be permanently restored only by their going through a divorce and remarriage to their second husbands, will the Prime Minister personally meet Moira Kane and Mary Moreland of the War Widows’ Association finally to put an end to this deplorable and dishonourable situation?