HC Deb 26 February 1920 vol 125 c1924W

asked the Minister of Pensions if he is aware that disabled soldiers wearing artificial limbs find that the necessary fittings considerably depreciate the wearing value of their clothes; whether any special allowance is made for this, which is a drain on their pension; and, if not, whether he is prepared to consider making a grant to such persons who are thus disabled?


As far as is practicable, artificial limbs and appliances are designed so as to prevent damage to clothing. I am considering how far it is possible to meet exceptional cases where an artificial limb or appliance does in fact cause damage which cannot be prevented by the use of a protective pad or other device.

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