HC Deb 06 April 1936 vol 310 cc2402-3

asked the Minister of Pensions whether his Department is kept informed as to the methods employed and experience gained by the war pensions departments of other countries in the war handling of disabilities; and, if not, will he take steps to secure such information?

The MINISTER of PENSIONS (Mr. R. S. Hudson)

Yes, Sir. My Department is in touch with pension authorities abroad, and published information is regularly collected. I have, however, felt it desirable to study on the spot the experience of other countries in regard to a number of points connected with the administration of pensions, and the medical and surgical treatment of the war disabled. For this purpose three of the principal officers of my Department are at the moment about to visit both Germany and France.

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