Former MP, Willesden East
I would refer the hon. Member to the reply which I gave on 1st August to the hon. Member for the Govan Division of Glasgow. In regard to the last part of the question, no work is being held up for the reason suggested.
The answer to the first part of the question is in the negative, and the second part, therefore, does not arise.
It is the case that service under the age of 18 reckons for the purpose of fixing the date, but not the rate, of pension, and in given circumstances the effect of the regulation might be as stated in the question. I cannot agree to alter the rule that boys' service is not rated for pension as the equivalent of men's service, and the only question that arises is whether a soldier with service...
Former MP for Willesden East
Entered the House of Commons on 15 January 1910 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 10 May 1929 — General election
Also represented Preston
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