asked the Minister of Pensions the number of new claims for pension submitted in the three months ending 31st March in respect of disabilities due to war service, by widows, and by parents for need pensions, respectively; and the number of claims to pension in each section rejected during the three months?
§ Major TRYON
The figures of new claims, in respect of both officers and men, decided during the three months ended 31st March, 1925, are as follow:
— First Awards Rejections. Total Cases Decided. Disability Pensions 1,813 2,962 4,775 Widows 1,082 1,784 2,866 Dependants 594 607 1,201 Total 3,489 5,353 8,842