HC Deb 03 July 1951 vol 489 c209W
Mr. Wood

asked the Minister of Pensions the present value of the disability pension of 27s. a week payable to ex-privates for an amputated arm or leg. by comparison with 24s. a week paid in 1938.

Mr. Isaacs

Measured over the whole field of consumers' goods and services, the purchasing value today of 27s., the amount of the basic pension for disablement of 60 per cent., in relation to its purchasing value in 1938, is about 13s.