HC Deb 01 November 1996 vol 284 c271W
Mr. Skinner

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will rescind the regulations reducing war widows' pensions because their husbands died of smoking-related causes; and if he will make a statement. [880]

Mr. Heald

I have been asked to reply.

I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave the hon. Member for Pembroke (Mr. Ainger) on 30 October, Official Report, column 162.