HC Deb 14 May 1959 vol 605 cc183-4W
102. Brigadier Clarke

asked the Minister of Defence if he will back-date to 8th April, 1959, any increases to existing Service widows' pensions.

Mr. Sandys

The increases in Service pensions will take effect from the same date as the increases in civil pensions to be made under the new Pensions (Increase) Bill.