Catalogue description Gateshead Local Pension Committee

This record is held by Tyne and Wear Archives

Details of G.LPC1
Reference: G.LPC1
Title: Gateshead Local Pension Committee


Date: 1908-1935
Held by: Tyne and Wear Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Gateshead Local Pension Committee

Physical description: 8 volumes
Immediate source of acquisition:

Accession T644

Administrative / biographical background:

Local Pension Committees were first set up under the Old Age Pensions Act, 1908 to determine claims, applications and questions under the Act. The Committees were under the supervision of the Central Pension Authority (successively the Local Government Board, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of National Insurance) who dealt with appeals. The functions of these Committees were transferred to the National Assistance Board in 1948.

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