§ 64. Mr. G. Thomas
asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance whether he has considered the request of the Cardiff and District Branch of the British Limbless Ex-Servicemen's Association calling for a compensatory addtional grant to the fixed pension assessments for amputations for the 1914–18 war pensioners, in view of their increasing difficulties with advancing years; and what reply he has sent.
§ Mr. Peake
I have received a number of resolutions on this subject, which have been acknowledged, and I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given by the Parliamentary Secretary to Questions by152W the hon. Members for Fife, West (Mr. Hamilton) and Sunderland, North (Mr. F. Willey) on 31st October.
§ Mr. G. Thomas
asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance whether he will now increase the basic allowance to the 2,100 limbless pensioners of the 1914–18 war in view of the additional hardship caused by their disability in advancing years.