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[Philip Davies in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Veterans’ Pensions (16 Mar 2015)

Katy Clark: I beg to move, That this House has considered the petition relating to veterans’ pensions. It is a great pleasure to see you in the Chair, Mr Davies, and to have secured this debate on an issue that affects many of my constituents and, indeed, constituents in every part of the UK. I asked for the debate as a result of a petition that was signed by more than 300,000 people. Organised by the...

Strategic Defence and Security Review — Motion to Take Note (12 Nov 2010)

Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde: My Lords, perhaps I should start by declaring an interest as a former chairman of the Armed Forces Pay Review Body and a current vice-president of the War Widows Association. I shall concentrate my remarks on personnel issues in the Armed Forces. I regretted very much that the review, although referring to personnel, did not refer in as much detail as did the 1998 review to the issue of...

Public Bill Committee: Armed Forces (Pensions and Compensation) Bill: New clause 18 - Pensions for life (26 Feb 2004)

Gerald Howarth: ...he said. The purpose of the new clause is to ensure that from the introduction of the new scheme, widows and future widows—when I use the word ''widow'' I refer also to widowers—who were previously denied a pension, or a proportion of a pension because their marriage took place after their spouse left the service, will receive a full pension. Pensions for widows and widowers of...

Written Answers — Defence: Pensions (30 Oct 2001)

Steve Webb: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what estimate he has made of the cost of the retrospective recognition of pre-1975 military service for pension purposes.

Transport Bill (5 Jun 2000)

Lord Whitty: ...control system. NATS will be under a licence obligation to continue to collaborate with the MoD. There is nothing in those rumours. We are working very closely with the RAF and others on the military side. My noble friends Lord Clinton-Davis and Lord Hoyle and the Select Committee in the other place have referred to alternatives. It is suggested that the Post Office model should be used...

Bill Presented: Mr. Leonard Pell (23 May 1991)

Sir Archie Hamilton: ...of the hon. Gentleman's remarks to my hon. Friends in the Department of the Environment and I am sure that they will communicate with him on the matter. I am responsible for the armed forces pension scheme. We all want those who have served in the armed forces, and have experienced some disability as a result of that service, to be appropriately provided for. I am sure that we all...

Orders of the Day — Defence (14 Mar 1978)

Dr John Gilbert: .... The hon. Member for Portsmouth, South (Mr. Pink) referred to the position of Service widows whose husbands left the Armed Forces before 1st September 1950 and who are not entitled to a widow's pension. On both sides of the House we recognise the strength of feeling about the pre-1950 widows. Their case has been debated on several occasions in recent years. Unfortunately, as the hon....

Orders of the Day — Army (17 Jun 1975)

Mr Jerry Wiggin: ...own conclusions from what he said. Today we are debating the Army. It would be right to start by mentioning briefly the Army's biggest single commitment, Ulster. We have now had a British Army presence on an emergency basis in Ulster for six years. It is easy for hon. Members to pay tributes in these debates. This afternoon tributes were paid by my hon. Friend the Member for Esher (Mr....

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