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War Widows: Pensions

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 208933, tabled on 10 September 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if the Government will change regulations to provide a war widow's pension for life for those who were awarded war widows' pensions between 31 March 1973 and 5 April 2005.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

20 October 2014

There are no current plans to amend the War Pensions Scheme. We are currently considering the representations that have been made to us including by the Royal British Legion and the War Widows' Association.

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