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Ministry of Defence more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading War Pensions: Disability more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many people in receipt of a war disablement pension are also in receipt of the (a) age-related tax allowance, (b) allowance for lowered standard of occupation and (c) unemployability supplement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 28038 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-02-29more like thismore than 2016-02-29
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence does not hold information on how many people in receipt of a War Pension are also in receipt of the age-related tax allowance, as this is administered by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs. However, as at 31 March 2015 (the latest date information is available) there were 41,470* disablement pensioners born before 6 April 1938 who may meet the eligibility criteria to receive age-related tax allowance.</p><p>As at 31 March 2015 (the latest date information is available) there were 116,050 disablement pensioners in receipt of an ongoing pension under the War Pension Scheme. Of these, 10,195 were in receipt of an allowance for lowered standard of occupation, and 6,250 were in receipt of unemployability supplement. All payments made under the War Pension Scheme are tax free.</p><p>These figures can be found on the Gov.uk website at the following link:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/war-pension-recipients-index</p><p>* In line with Defence Statistics' Rounding Policy for War Pension Scheme data, all figures of five or more have been rounded to the nearest five.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2016-02-29T16:51:57.24Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-29T16:51:57.24Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Families more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence Review 2015, when he expects to announce further details of the Government's proposed armed forces families strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 28007 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-03-01more like thismore than 2016-03-01
star this property answer text <p>The UK Armed Forces Families' Strategy 2016-2020 was published on 14 January 2016 and is available at the following website:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-armed-forces-families-strategy</p><p>The Strategy will be supported by an action plan which we plan to publish in spring 2016.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2016-03-01T16:31:15.43Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-01T16:31:15.43Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry remove filter