§ Mr. H. HOPE
asked the Pensions Minister whether his attention has been drawn to the case of Private John Ferrie, No. 41719, 1st Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), who was receiving a temporary pension of 41s. per week, made up as follows, 27s. 6d. plus 6s. 8d. per child, but who is now being ordered for institutional treatment; and whether he will allow him to remain on at his home with his wife and family receiving the necessary aliment?
§ Sir L. WORTHINGTON-EVANS
The facts are as stated in the first part of the question. In view of the circumstances, the medical officers are prepared to adopt the suggestion contained in the latter part of the question, and instructions are being issued to the local committee accordingly.