HC Deb 28 June 1938 vol 337 c1717
68. Mr. Roland Robinson

asked the Minister of Pensions how many disabled ex-service men received hospital treatment for their disabilities during each of the years 1936 and 1937?

The Minister of Pensions (Mr. Rams-botham)

Apart from the cases numbering about 6,000 in mental hospitals, 8,517 officers and men in 1936 and 8,090 in 1937 received treatment in hospitals for their war disabilities.

69. Mr. R. Robinson

asked the Minister of Pensions in how many cases during 1936 and 1937 disabled ex-service men applying for hospital treatment were informed that it was unnecessary but were subsequently admitted to hospital?

Mr. Ramsbotham

I regret that I have no record of the number of cases of this description.