§ Major FARQUHARSON
asked the Minister of Pensions (1) the total number of men demobilised from the Army, Navy, and Air Force who are now receiving pensions and who were discharged, not invalided;
(2) if he will state the total number of men discharged, not invalided, from the Army, Navy, and Air Force who have applied for pensions but whose pensions have not yet been awarded?
§ Sir J. CRAIG
Up to the 18th instant the number of claims to pension received308W from demobilised men (not discharged as invalided) slightly exceeded 500,000. In about 390,000 cases an award of pension or gratuity was made, and about 110,000 claims were rejected. Between 15,000 and 20,000 claims are at present under examination.