Orders of the Day — British Prisoners of War (Pay)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 14th May 1947.

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Photo of Major Geoffrey Bing Major Geoffrey Bing , Hornchurch 12:00 am, 14th May 1947

I think it would save argument if I might put the main point. The Secretary of State does not seem to be very familiar with Army Council Instructions. The right hon. Gentleman should address himself to the Pay Warrant and explain why there should be in one case a reference to acting rank in which a soldier could continue and draw the pay appropriate and in another case there should be a reference to a paid acting rank.