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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on War Pensions

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on War Pensions on 11th February 1986.


Mr. Pawsey Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, if, pursuant to the answer of 3 February regarding disregard on war pensions, he will list those branches of the Royal British Legion which can readily be identified as having made representations on the subject; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Major [pursuant to his reply, 6 February 1986, c. 218]: Representations from the following Royal British Legion branches have been identified:

Royal British Legion Scotland - Edinburgh and Lothian Area Council

Royal British Legion - Kenilworth branch

Royal British Legion - Firs branch, Birmingham

Regular representations have also been received from the National Headquarters of the Royal British Legion and the Royal British Legion Scotland following resolutions taken at their annual conferences.