HC Deb 31 March 1925 vol 182 cc1095-6
47. Mr. T. THOMSON

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps the Government propose to take in order to give practical effect to the large consensus of opinion in the House of Commons in favour of widows' pensions?

The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER (Mr. Churchill)

I have at present nothing to add to the reply given by the Prime Minister to the hon. Member for the Western Isles on the 16th March.

Captain BENN

Will the Government be in a position on the Motion to-morrow night to make a statement?


A general statement will be made to-morrow night.


Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that in a publication called "Looking Ahead" a very particular statement was made?


Is there any subject before the House on which the right hon. Gentleman or the Prime Minister can give us a specific statement?

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