§ Mr. DENNISON
asked the Minister of Pensions how many pensions were increased and how many pensions were reissued under the Regulations governing erroneous awards in the 10 months ending 1st November, 1925; and how many applications for the increase or re-issue of pensions under these Regulations were refused in the same period?
§ Major TRYON
During the period referred to grants were made under the procedure referred to in 273 cases where a secondary disability had developed in consequence of the original disability, and in 743 cases of other types. With regard to the last part of the question, the procedure referred to does not involve application on the part of the beneficiary, the existence of error being determined independently of any application as the result of medical treatment and observation by the Ministry. I have no record of the number of applications that may have been made.