HC Deb 03 November 1920 vol 134 c392W

asked the Minister of Pensions whether he can now state the decision of his department upon the case of Mr. H. F. Orrin, of 20, High Street, Wandsworth, late Honourable Artillery Company, No. 626,643, driver, who was brought up from convalescence at Bournemouth on 18th August to have a medical examination by his local war pensions medical referee, and was told not to bring his luggage as he would be going back at the end of that week, but who has now been home about three months, during which time he has had a medical board, with the result that they say the aggravation he suffered has passed away and therefore, although during the time he has been home he has had to pay for his room at Bournemouth and has some back expenses and needs his luggage, the war pensions will not pay his fare to get it though according to independent medical evidence he is still suffering from severe tuberculosis?


In the short time available I have not been able to complete my enquiries into this case, but I hope to be in a position to write fully to my hon. Friend in the course of a few days.