HC Deb 24 March 1969 vol 780 c220W
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.]