Oral Answers to Questions — United Services Fund.

– in the House of Commons on 25th July 1922.

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Photo of Mr Frank Briant Mr Frank Briant , Lambeth North

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asked the Secretary of State for War what are the names of the members of the Council of the United Services Fund; what, if any, payment is made for their services; and if the Council meets daily?

Photo of Mr Worthington Evans Mr Worthington Evans , Colchester

I am informed that the names of the members of the Council of Management of the United Services Fund are as follow:

  • Field-Marshal Earl Haig, K.T., G.C.B., O.M., G.C.V.O., K.C.I.E. (Chairman).
  • Major-General Lord Loch, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., M.V.O. (Vice-Chairman).
  • Captain W. R. Briggs.
  • Mr. H. E. Giles.
  • Mr. R. C. Grace.
  • Captain J. H. Hay.
  • Mr. W. C. Lees.
  • Mr. T. F. Lister.
  • Mr. E. Peace.
  • Major W. O Prichard.
  • Mr. J. F. Ryan.
  • Captain D. Simson.
  • Mr. J. Whitehead.
None of them receives any remuneration as members of the Council, but four are whole-time employés of the Fund, and, as such, are paid for their services.

It is not necessary for the Council to meet every day, but meetings are held, approximately, every six weeks.

The Council have appointed a General Purposes Committee consisting of six of its members. This Committee meets every week.