§ Mr. R. MCNEILL
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the widow of a Civil Service pensioner who retired from the Civil Service in 1910 and died in 1919 will derive any benefit from the revised scale of pre-War pensions lately introduced?
§ Mr. BRIANT
asked the President of the Board of Education whether teachers in receipt of breakdown pensions awarded on a pre-War basis will come under the proposed scheme of 50 per cent. increases recently announced?
§ Mr. FISHER
I would ask the hon. Member to await the terms of the Bill which it is proposed to introduce to give effect to the proposals.
§ Mr. R. YOUNG
asked the Lord Privy Seal whether he can give an assurance that the Bill to be introduced in connec- 638W tion with the concessions to pre-War pensioners will cover pensioners under the Metropolitan Water Board?
§ The PRIME MINISTER
The Bill will contain a provision enabling local and public authorities to grant increases of pension similar to those for which State pensioners will be eligible.