Government Decision.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Ranker Officers. – in the House of Commons on 20th May 1924.

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Photo of Mr Rupert Gwynne Mr Rupert Gwynne , Eastbourne

(by Private Notice) asked the Secretary of State for War whether the Government have considered the Report of the Committee on the Claims of Professional Ex-ranker Officers, and, if so, what action do they propose to take?

Photo of Mr Stephen Walsh Mr Stephen Walsh , Ince

I am obliged to my hon. Friend for giving me private notice of this question. His Majesty's Government have considered the Report of this Committee, and have decided to accept its findings in their entirety.

Photo of Mr Lawrence Lumley Mr Lawrence Lumley , Kingston upon Hull East

Are we to understand that the Prime Minister has definitely decided to dishonour the pledge which he gave on this subject?