HC Deb 03 February 1930 vol 234 cc1513-4W

asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been called to the claim of Mrs. Battersby, of Easingwold, to a widow's pension; whether he is aware that nine weeks have now elapsed and Mrs. Battersby has not yet received any communication from the Ministry; and whether he will instruct his Department to inform Mrs. Battersby at an early date that she may draw the pension?


A widow's pension has now been awarded to Mrs. Battersby (not Battersby) as from 3rd December, 1929, the Tuesday following the date of her husband's death, and the necessary forms to enable her to secure payment of the pension were issued on the 27th ultimo.