HC Deb 23 March 1995 vol 257 c338W
Mr. Nicholls

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what he estimates would be the cost to the Exchequer if war pensions awarded to widows continued for their natural life and not until their re-marriage or permanent co-habitation. [14394]

Mr. Arbuthnot

It is estimated that the net cost of awarding the war widow's pension for life would be in the order of £100 million in a full year.

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