Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.

– in the House of Commons on 9th December 1919.

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Photo of Sir Philip Colfox Sir Philip Colfox , Dorset Northern


asked the First Lord of the Admiralty if he is aware that the increased pensions, approved in the early part of this year, for retired officers of the Royal Marines have not yet been received; and what immediate steps will be taken to put an end to this delay, which is causing disappointment to the officers concerned?

Photo of Mr Thomas Macnamara Mr Thomas Macnamara , Camberwell North West

The work of reassessing the retired pay of naval and marine officers has been considerable, and is now, nearly completed. If my hon. and gallant Friend will give use the names of the particular officers to whom his question relates, I will certainly see that their eases will receive capital attention.