§ Mr. Carson
asked the Minister of National Insurance (1) whether he is aware that Mr. A. H. Cook, 6, Boundary Road, Ramsgate, pension book number 48495755, has not yet received his new pension book, although he applied in October last year, and if he will take steps to see that he receives his pension;
(2) whether he is aware that Mr. and Mrs. C: Lawrence, 14, Mutrix Gardens, Margate, pension book numbers 46505967 and 16545244, have not yet received their new pension books, although they applied at the correct time; and whether he will take immediate steps to see that they receive their pensions, as great hardship is being caused to them.
§ Mr. Gunter
asked the Minister of National Insurance if he is aware that Mr. Arthur Hedgcock, 5, Gunhill, Pitsea, Essex, and his wife became eligible for old age pensions in July, 1946, and yet, despite repeated applications, no payment has been made; and if he will have immediate inquiries instituted into the cause of the delay.
§ Mr. Steele
Inquiries are being made into these cases, and I will write to the hon. Members as soon as possible.