HC Deb 20 November 1951 vol 494 c38W
Mr. Watkinson

asked the Minister of Defence whether he will reconsider the case of those Service pensioners who, because they were placed on the retired list prior to September, 1950, do not obtain the benefits of the increases announced in July, 1951.

The Prime Minister

No. The position of men who left the Services before the operative date of the recent improvements in retirement benefits cannot be considered in isolation from that of other State pensioners.

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