HC Deb 25 May 1982 vol 24 c294W
Mr. Ian Lloyd

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many widows draw pensions arising from the death or injury of their husbands on active service in the Second World War.

Mr. Rossi

This figure is not available, but at 26 March 1982 there were about 60,900 war widows' pensions in payment as a result of service in the Second World War and later.