§ Mr. Keetch
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security for what reason a decision on a constituent's claim for a War Disablement Pension, reference AB501819C with the War Pensions Agency, has been delayed; when the final decision will be notified; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Bayley
The administration of War Pensions is a matter for the Chief Executive of the War Pensions Agency, Gordon Hextall. He will write to the hon. Member.
Letter from Gordon Hextall to Mr. Paul Keetch, dated 29 January 2001:
This Parliamentary Question asked why there has been a delay in making a decision on a claim for War Disablement Pension, reference AB 501819C, and when that decision will be notified.
As individual cases are a confidential matter, I will write to the hon. Member privately.92W