§ Mr. HERRIOTTS
asked the Minister of Pensions the number of pensioners in receipt of a pension of 50 per cent. or over on the 31st March, 1919; and the number of pensioners in receipt of a pension of 50 per cent. or over on the 31st March, 1923, for loss of vision, for loss of limbs, for loss of hearing, for gunshot wounds, for tuberculosis, and for diseases other than tuberculosis, respectively?
§ Major TRYON
The answer to the first part of the question is 252,000. In March, 1923, approximately 160,800 awards of 50 per cent. or over were in payment as follows:
Eye disabilities 6,600 Injury to limbs (including amputations) 58,000 Other wounds and injuries 22,800 Ear disabilities 2,800 Tuberculosis 30,300 Other diseases 40,300