HC Deb 12 December 1950 vol 482 cc966-7
27. Mr. Shurmer

asked the Minister of Pensions how many war pensions are currently being paid; and what proportion are in respect of the 1914–18 war.

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Pensions (Mr. Simmons)

At 31st March last, 1,047,423 war pensions were in payment of which 506,612 were in respect of the 1914 war. More detailed information is to be found in my right hon. Friend's 25th Report to Parliament which has been available in the Vote Office for the past fortnight.