Officers' Retired Pay.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance. – in the House of Commons on 26th February 1942.

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Photo of Mr Daniel Lipson Mr Daniel Lipson , Cheltenham

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware of the grievance felt by retired Naval and Army officers, who served in the last war, at a cut in their pay made in 1935; that these men and their dependants are in the present war suffering financial hardship; and, as the restoration of this cut would cost only £482,000 now, rising to about £780,000 at the end of the war, will he take the necessary steps to bring this about?