HC Deb 26 February 1919 vol 112 c1792W

asked the Pensions Minister whether arrangements can be made to give local war pensions committees in London direct self-government and access to the Ministry, seeing that the sub-committees in London are as important as the county committees, who already have direct self-government?


It would require legislation to make the committees to which the hon. Member refers independent of the London War Pensions Committee, whose scheme of constitution is regulated by Section 2 (2) of the Naval and Military War Pensions Act, 1915, and it does not appear to my right hon. Friend that there exists any sufficient ground for proposing such legislation.

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