HC Deb 23 March 1917 vol 91 c2156W

asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland why Denis Tully, an old labourer, only engaged in herding his brothers farm at Castlebawn, county Longford, was refused the increase of pension he was entitled to; and whether he is aware that this poor man was and still is absolutely dependent for subsistence on his old age pension, and that a man in such circumstances cannot live on 5s. a week at present war prices?


The Local Government Board have no information with regard to the case of Denis Tully.