Ministry of Pensions.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Expenditure. – in the House of Commons on 21st February 1922.

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Photo of Sir Thomas Bramsdon Sir Thomas Bramsdon , Portsmouth Central

74.

asked the Minister of Pensions whether it is his intention to issue any memorandum commenting on the findings of the Geddes Committee?

Photo of Sir James Macpherson Sir James Macpherson , Ross and Cromarty

The matter is under my consideration.

Photo of Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy , Kingston upon Hull Central

How long does the right hon. Gentleman expect to consider it and when will he be able to announce his intentions?

Photo of Sir James Macpherson Sir James Macpherson , Ross and Cromarty

As far as I am concerned I shall be very glad to do so.

Photo of Mr James Hogge Mr James Hogge , Edinburgh East

Is it not a fact that if my right hon. Friend carries out the regulations of the Select. Committee on Pensions he will save a great deal more money than the Geddes Committee suggested?

Photo of Sir James Macpherson Sir James Macpherson , Ross and Cromarty

That is exactly what I am doing.