1. What was the total amount disbursed in pensions to ex-service men from October 1, 1930,
* to date ?
2. What was the total cost of administration of the pension board tribunals, courts and bureaus dealing with ex-service men from the first of October, 1930, to date?
3. What was the number of applications for pensions heard from October 1. 1930. to date?
4. How many such applications have been disposed of?
5. In how many cases have pensions been granted?
6. In how many cases have pensions been refused?
7. How many applications are now pending before the pensions tribunal?
8. In the opinion of the Department of Pensions and National Health, approximately what length of time must elapse before the cases now pending are disposed of?
3. By the Board of Pension Commissioners for Canada, 22,383; by the pension tribunal, 1,735; by the pension appeal court, 343.
4. By the Board of Pension Commissioners for Canada. The board have disposed, as far as their jurisdiction is concerned, of all claims. The number of claims which are held for reference to the pension tribunal, pending a decision as to their jurisdiction, is 777; by the pension tribunal, 1,536; by the pension appeal court. 343.
5. By the Board of Pension Commissioners, 4,762; by the pension tribunal (subject to appeal), 707; by the pension appeal court, 69.
6. By the Board of Pension Commissioners for Canada, none; by the pension tribunal, 829; by the pension appeal court, 220.
8. No answer.
Note.-The figures quoted in answer to question No. 2 are to March 31, 1931, all others are to April 30, 1931.
Subtopic: PENSIONS TO EX-SERVICE MEN