§ 41 and 42. Mr. SALT
asked the Minister of Pensions (1) how many applications he received for pensions from ex-service men during the financial years ended 1931, 1932. and 1933; how many of the applicants were granted pensions in each of these years; and what was the cost;
(2) the number of men who served in the Great War who were in receipt of pensions at the end of the financial year 1923, and the corresponding number for the years ending 1931, 1932 and 1933; and what was the amount paid to these men in each of these years?
§ The MINISTER of PENSIONS (Major Tryon)
As the answers to both these questions involve some detailed particulars, I propose, with the permission of the House, to circulate the replies in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following are the replies:
§ I. The following are the particulars as to (a) the number of applications for pension received from ex-service men during 2406 certain years; (b) the number of applications which were granted; and (c) the capitalised cost of the pensions awarded:
§ II. The following are the particulars as to (a) the number of men who were in receipt of pensions at the end of the financial years 1923, 1931, 1932 and 1933; and (b) the amount paid to these men in each of these years: