Oral Answers to Questions — Service Pay and Allowances (Increases)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 26th November 1942.

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Photo of Major Sir Frank Markham Major Sir Frank Markham , Nottingham South

May I ask whether a further statement will be made on the question of anomalies in the pay of private soldiers? It is common knowledge that there are about 200 different rates of pay and that very often the man with the least risk gets the higher rate of pay. May we expect another statement in the near future on this point?