Officers' Reduction (Compensation).

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy. – in the House of Commons on 22nd March 1922.

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Photo of Mr Bertram Falle Mr Bertram Falle , Portsmouth North

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty if any scheme of compensation for those officers who are to be put out of the Service, voluntarily or compulsorily, has been evolved; and when such scheme will be made public or communicated to the officers?

Photo of Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery , Birmingham Sparkbrook

The whole matter is under consideration, but I regret that I am not yet in a position to make a statement on the subject.

Photo of Mr Bertram Falle Mr Bertram Falle , Portsmouth North

Can the hon. and gallant Gentleman suggest a date when he will be prepared to answer my question if I put it down again?

Photo of Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery , Birmingham Sparkbrook

It depends on other Departments, but I intend to make a statement as soon as possible.