30. Mr. ROBINSON
asked the Minister of Pensions how many medical boards were held in the 12 months ending 31st March, 1925; in how many cases were final awards of life pensions issued; in how many cases were final awards given of final weekly allowances; and what was the average period of same?
During the period referred to 288,000 medical examinations were held by the Ministry. During the same period 48,500 final awards of 20 per cent. assessment and over, and 16,000 final awards of final weekly allowances of an average duration of 104 weeks, were notified.