HC Deb 16 December 1943 vol 395 cc1689-90
66. Sir I. Albery

asked the Minister of Pensions whether he can now give a reply concerning the case of Constable W. A. Sherlock, who claims recognition of his disability as a war-time injury, which was referred to the Home Office in June last and subsequently passed to his Department in August?

The Minister of Pensions (Sir Walter Womersley)

This man made a very belated claim based on a slight strain which he said he had sustained in August, 1940. While extensive inquiries have not produced confirmation of the incident, I have decided on the information now available to issue a war service injury certificate in respect of the strain, the effects of which, however, are shown by recent medical examination to cause no incapacity at present. I am giving the hon. Member the full facts in writing.