Oral Answers to Questions — Armed Forces (Dependants' Allowances).

– in the House of Commons on 28th January 1942.

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Photo of Mr Vernon Bartlett Mr Vernon Bartlett , Bridgwater

asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the fact that the increase in allowances to the dependants of those serving in any branch of His Majesty's Forces has not kept pace with the increase in the cost of living, he is yet in a position to announce an improvement?

Photo of Mr Clement Attlee Mr Clement Attlee , Stepney Limehouse

I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer which I gave yesterday in reply to a Question by my hon. Friend the Member for Wallsend (Miss Ward).

Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

As my right hon. Friend is replying for the Prime Minister, would it be out of place to thank the man who broadcast his speech last night?