§ 70. Major G. DAVIES
asked the Minister of Health whether, under the new Pensions Bill, in the case of a sailor in the Loyal Navy who died previous to the passing of the said Bill from causes not attributable to his service and leaving a widow with young children not entitled to a Navy pension, the said widow 2026 will be entitled to a widow's pension until the youngest child has reached the age of 14 years; and, if so, from what date?
Under the provisions of the Bill the widow of such a sailor will be entitled to a widow's pension and children's allowances as from the 4th January, 1926.
§ 71. Major DAVIES
asked the Minister of Health whether, under the new Pensions Bill, a man over the age of 70 who has hitherto not been entitled to an old age pension on account of not having lived the required number of years in the United Kingdom, will be entitled to an old age pension; and, if so, from what date?
Under the provisions of the Bill a man who is now over the ago of 70 will become entitled on 2nd July, 1926, to an old age pension, provided he was an insured person within the meaning of the Bill on the date when he attained 70 and has resided in Great Britain for at least two years immediately prior to 2nd July, 1926.