Oral Answers to Questions — Military Service (Telephone Employes).

– in the House of Commons on 26th June 1940.

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Photo of Mr Walter Windsor Mr Walter Windsor , Kingston upon Hull Central

asked the Postmaster-General whether it is the practice in his Department for telephone employés, called up for military service, to have their Army pay made up to its civil level; and whether this applies also to the Hull telephone service?

Photo of Mr William Morrison Mr William Morrison , Cirencester and Tewkesbury

The reply to the first part of the Question is in the affirmative. The local telephone service at Hull is owned and administered by the Hull Corpora- tion, and the conditions granted to members of the corporation staff released for military service are outside my jurisdiction.

Viscountess Astor:

Why is it that these people have their pay made up while there are thousands of people in the country who do not?