HC Deb 25 July 1986 vol 102 c697W
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:

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