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Disablement pensions swindle

Title
Disablement pensions swindle
Genre
News report
TX Date
23 Mar 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:15
Description
Paul Woodley reports on a Whitehall swindle that kept money from ex-Army officers. An injured Colonel persevered to get his full Disablement Army Officer Pensions. Ombudsman Sir Idwal Pugh condemns Whitehall for its deceit. Social Services Secretary David Ennals says he will implement the recommendations.
Contributors
Paul Woodley
Keywords
Armed forces; Social security; Pensions; Disability allowance; Army; Soldiers; David Ennals; Idwal Pugh

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