29. Mr. ROBINSON
asked the Minister of Pensions what is the average number of new claims submitted weekly; and what is the proportion of claims in respect of disability, widows' and dependants' pensions, respectively?
The average weekly number of new claims received is about 1,000. Of these, 68 per cent. are in respect of disablement, 22 per cent. are made by widows and 10 per cent. by adult dependants.