HC Deb 12 December 1960 vol 632 c11W
90. Dame Irene Ward

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many retired members of the police force, and how many widows, are drawing pensions; and when it is proposed these shall be increased.

Mr. R. A. Butler

On the last date for which figures are available 43,788 ex-members of police forces in England and Wales and 17,519 widows were drawing police pensions. It is not intended to introduce a further pensions increase measure at present.