HC Deb 21 February 1939 vol 344 c187
31. Mr. Adamson

asked the Secretary of State for War by what authority are the amounts received by the widow of a member of the Territorial Forces under the Widows', Orphans', and Old Age Contributory Pensions Acts, deducted from the widow's pension payable to her in respect of the husband's service as a Territorial?

Sir V. Warrender

The widow of a Territorial soldier receives in full any pension to which she is entitled under Army Regulations in respect of her husband and no deduction is made from this. She cannot, however, receive, in addition, a pension under the Widows', Orphans' and Old Age Contributory Pensions Act, 1936, in respect of her husband, such issue being barred by Section 25 of that Act.