HC Deb 07 April 1925 vol 182 cc2036-7
97. Mr. W. C. ROBINSON

asked the Minister of Pensions if he will authorise the Special Grants Committee to make an educational grant in all cases where the children of the men who were killed in the War win scholarships?

Lieut.-Colonel STANLEY

My right hon. Friend would have no power to adopt this suggestion, nor would he feel justified in recommending so general an extension of the Regulations of the Special Grants Committee. I would re- mind the hon. Member that in cases of the kind referred to the school fees for higher education would ordinarily be covered by the scholarship obtained, and, in addition, the Ministry of Pensions already contributes to the coat of maintenance in such cases by way of extension of the weekly allowance payable under the Warrant.