§ 97. Mr. Hollis
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Defence whether he will authorise an increase of pensions for men and women who left the Services between 1st July, 1948, and 1st September, 1951.
§ Mr. Birch
As my hon. Friend the Financial Secretary to the Treasury announced in moving the Second Reading of the Pensions (Increase) Bill on 24th June, it is the Government's intention to grant the full increases in retired pay and pensions provided in that Bill to retired officers and other ranks pensioned under the regulations in force before 1st September, 1950.