Home Guard.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 30th June 1942.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Colegate Mr Arthur Colegate , The Wrekin

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that delays in the payment of compensation to members of the Home Guard, injured or disabled in course of training and exercises, is causing unnecessary hardship; and will he give immediate instructions that the payment of compensation is approved cases should be made promptly and with due regard to the claimant's circumstances?

Photo of Sir James Grigg Sir James Grigg , Cardiff East

I am aware that there have been delays in some cases. Certain changes in the procedure will in consequence be made which should produce an improvement.