HC Deb 05 March 1940 vol 358 cc222-3W
Mr. D. Graham

asked the Minister of Pensions the number of applications submitted to the War Service Grants Advisory Committee for special grants from the date of appointment of the committee until the end of February, 1940, with the number to whom grants have been given?

Sir W. Womersley

Up to the end of February, 1940, 80,181 claims have been received. Of these, grants have already been made in 37,525 cases, while another 13,000 are under investigation.