HC Deb 09 February 1938 vol 331 c1071W
Mr. Kelly

asked the Minister of Pensions whether he will state the number of pensions awarded to ex-service men and widows during the last year?

Mr. Ramsbotham

During the year ended in December last pension or other monetary compensation was awarded to 177 officers and men on first claims made by them. In a further 323 such cases medical or surgical treatment for a war disability was provided or promised, if and when necessary. Awards of pension to widows numbered 646.