§ Mr. Wallace
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what is the current total annual pension paid to(a) a private and (b) a sergeant, with five years' service, invalided out of the services in 1945 with (i) 30 per cent. disability, (ii) 60 per cent. disability and (iii) 100 per cent. disability, respectively.
§ Miss Widdecombe
I have been asked to reply.
The table shows the current rates of war disability pension paid by the Department of Social Security.
Percentage disability Per cent. Private weekly pension £ Annual equivalent £ Sergeant weekly pension £ Annual equivalent £ 30 25.47 1,328.00 25.57 1,333.22 60 50.94 2,656.00 51.14 2,666.44 100 84.90 4,426.69 85.24 4,444.41
In addition, there is a range of supplementary allowances which may be payable under the war pension scheme depending upon the circumstances of the individual case; such as unemployability supplement or allowance for lowered standard of occupation, constant attendance allowance, mobility supplement, age allowance, clothing allowance.