Oral Answers to Questions — Post-War Reconstruction. – in the House of Commons on 3rd February 1942.
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asked the Prime Minister whether consideration has now been given to the question of the pay of the Armed Forces and allowances to their dependants, and whether a statement can be made?
asked the Prime Minister whether he will make a statement on the Government's proposals for bettering the payments and allowances to wives and dependants of men serving in His Majesty's Services?
asked the Prime Minister whether he is now in a position to state what improvements are proposed in the pay and allowances of the Armed Forces?
My right hon. Friend the Prime Minister hoped to be able to make a statement on this subject to-day but regrets that he is not yet in a position to do so.
When may we put down a Question again?
I will let my hon. and gallant Friend know. I hope it may be possible to give a Reply very soon.
Has the Minister of Pensions had his party at Blackpool?
Will it be possible to issue a White Paper setting out the proposals?
That is being considered.
Is officers' pay being included?
I cannot anticipate the statement.
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