§ Mrs. Beckett
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how much was spent on (i) weekly war pensions and (ii) other additional war pensions in the latest year for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Major
Information is not available in the form requested. Expenditure on war pensions for the financial year 1984–85 (the latest for which figures are available) is shown in the following table:
£'000 Disablement pensions, gratuities, allowances and grants 362,607 Pensions, allowances and grants in respect of widows and dependents 176,325 Expenditure on medical treatment for war pensioners 5,273 TOTAL 544,205