Officers (Retirement).

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 14th March 1922.

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Photo of Lieut-Colonel Charles McLean Lieut-Colonel Charles McLean , Brigg

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asked the Secretary of State for War what inducements, if any, will be offered to officers to retire, in view of the proposed large reduction in establishments; and, in cases of compulsory retirement, how these officers will be selected?

Photo of Mr Worthington Evans Mr Worthington Evans , Colchester

I would refer my hon. and gallant Friend to the reply which I gave on the same subject on 8th March to my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for East Fife. As I then stated, I cannot deal with the subject within the limits of a Parliamentary Answer, but I propose to do so in the course of my statement on Army Estimates to-morrow.