Royal Ordnance Factories (Auxiliary Constabulary).

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 16th December 1941.

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Photo of Mr Frank Anderson Mr Frank Anderson , Whitehaven

asked the Secretary of State for War the result of his inquiries into the wage conditions of the auxiliary constabulary employed at Royal Ordnance Factories.

Photo of Mr David Margesson Mr David Margesson , Rugby

I regret that I am not yet in a position to make a statement on this question, which involves a number of difficult considerations. It is hoped that a decision will be reached shortly.

Photo of Mr Frank Anderson Mr Frank Anderson , Whitehaven

What does the right hon. and gallant Gentleman mean by "shortly"?

Photo of Mr David Margesson Mr David Margesson , Rugby

I am afraid I cannot be more precise. I recognise that there has been considerable delay, but a number of difficult considerations are involved.

Photo of Mr Frank Anderson Mr Frank Anderson , Whitehaven

Is the right hon. and gallant Gentleman aware that there is very serious discontent among various auxiliary policemen at not getting what they regard as a fair practical Wage?