HC Deb 31 March 1971 vol 814 c1500

The war and industrial disablement pension for 100 per cent. assessment goes up from £8.40 to £10, and pro rata with lower assessments; the normal maximum of constant attendance allowance goes up from £3.30 to £4. Standard war widow's pension will be increased from £6.50 to £7.80 and industrial injuries widow's pensions from £5.55 to £6.55.

A pension will be paid regardless of the cause of death to the widows of all war and industrial pensioners who were receiving the normal maximum or higher constant attendance allowance. This will help about 1,500 women who have devotedly nursed their gravely disabled husbands.