§ 83. Lord Willoughby de Eresby
asked the Minister of Pensions the number of unemployability supplements, special hardship allowances and constant attendance allowances now being paid; the annual cost of each group of these allowances; and the proportion the totals bear to the present annual war pensions expenditure.
§ Mr. Marquand
The number of unemployability supplements in payment at 30th September, was 9,590; of special hardship allowances 4,300; of constant attendance allowances 5,580. The annual costs are about £820,000, £200,000 and £280,000, respectively. The proportions which these bear to the total expenditure on disablement pensions and allowances are 1.6 per cent., 0.4 per cent. and 0.6 per cent., respectively.