Mr. R. C. Mitchell
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will amend the Firemen's Pension Scheme (Amendment) Order, 1968, to allow the widow of a fireman killed while carrying out special emergency service duties to receive the same pension and gratuity as the widow of a fireman killed whilst engaged in fire-fighting operations.
§ Mr. Merlyn Rees
I would refer to the reply given on 13th February to my hon. Friend the Member for Bolton, East (Mr. Robert Howarth).—[Vol 777, c. 1547–8.]