HC Deb 03 March 1910 vol 14 c1066W

asked what was the total amount paid or payable to old age pensioners in Ireland and Scotland, respectively, during the year 1909; and how many old age pensions have been withdrawn or cancelled in Ireland and Scotland, respectively, up to the latest date for which the information is available?


The total amounts paid in old age pensions in Ireland and Scotland respectively in the fifty-two weeks from 1st January to 30th December, 1909, were: Ireland £2,305,649, Scotland £907,508. The number of old age pensions cancelled up to 31st December last (the latest date for which information is available) in Ireland and Scotland were 9,673 and 404 respectively.