§ 60. Mr. W. BAKER
asked the Minister of Pensions the number of first awards 1697 of pension to fresh applicants during 1927, and the number of conditional awards current on the 1st January, 1928?
The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of PENSIONS (Lieut.-Colonel Stanley)
The total number of first awards of all kinds made in the calendar year 1927 was 4,355. On the 1st January, 1928, there were about 8,500 officers and nurses and 146,000 men in receipt of conditional awards in respect of disablement arising out of service in the Great War.