§ 59. Colonel CLIFTON BROWN
asked the Minister of Pensions the total number of claims to pension of all classes which have been admitted, and the proportion of these which have been so admitted, respectively, by the Ministry on its own investigation or on appeal by the Pensions Appeal Tribunal?
§ The MINISTER of PENSIONS (Major Tryon)
The total number of claims from officers and men, widows and dependants, which have been admitted is, up to 31st March last, 1,970,000. Of these, 97.6 per cent. were admitted by the Ministry on its own decision, and 2.4 per cent. were so admitted on appeal by the Pensions Appeal Tribunal.