Oral Answers to Questions — Wimbledon Borough Electrical Engineer (Pension)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 19th November 1942.

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Photo of Mr Ernest Brown Mr Ernest Brown , Leith

My attention has been drawn to this case. On the facts stated I should certainly not regard the rate of pension as consonant with the principles of economy which should be specially present to the minds of local authorities under existing conditions, but I have no power to enforce observance of those principles in a matter on which the statute specifically confers an unfettered discretion upon local authorities.