Oral Answers to Questions — Economy Cuts (Fighting Services).

– in the House of Commons on 29th November 1933.

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Photo of Mr Bertram Falle Mr Bertram Falle , Portsmouth North


asked the Prime Minister if he will give an assurance that no cuts in pay will be restored before the case of the Fighting Services has been considered and corrected?


My hon. Friend may rest assured that when the financial situation admits of a review of the steps taken in September, 1931, the claims of all the classes affected will be fully and carefully considered in the light of all the relevant circumstances.

Photo of Mr Thomas Williams Mr Thomas Williams , Don Valley

May I ask whether the same consideration will be given to the cuts made in the salary of Members of Parliament?

Photo of Mr Ramsay Macdonald Mr Ramsay Macdonald , Seaham

That is included in the answer I have given.