§ 72. Mr. Gower
asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance if he will now restore to Mr. Martin Harraher, of 15, Forest Drive East, Barry Island, Glamorgan, an ex-Service man of the First World War now 68 years of age, the 100 per cent. disability assessment award which was considered appropriate during the period from 1932 to 1947.
§ Mr. Peake
Mr. Harraher's current pension assessment of 60 per cent. is in accordance with the findings of four medical boards held since 1947. As the hon. Member has been informed, my chief medical officers have advised that this assessment fully represents the degree of disablement due to war service and I regret therefore that I am unable to increase Mr. Harraher's pension.