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PENSIONS SCHEME.

LONDON, April 10. Mr Waldorf Astor, in the House of Commons, accepted the principle of Mr Tyson Wilson's motion in favour of State" pensions for widows with children or mothers whose breadwinners are incapacitated. He a-sked jthe House not to commit the Government to any ill-considered scheme nor to phraseology which would limit their freedom of action. The problem ought to be dealt with at the earliest possible moment. He intimated that there were concrete proposals which the Government would consider sympathetically.

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PENSIONS SCHEME., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9586, 14 April 1919

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PENSIONS SCHEME. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9586, 14 April 1919

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