HC Deb 05 June 1882 vol 270 c64

asked the Secretary of State for War, Whether he will extend the special and temporary allowance which the two senior majors of infantry battalions receive under Article 18–1 of the Royal Warrant of 25th of June 1881, to those majors of cavalry who were the senior captains of their regiments on 30th of June 1881?


The hon. and gallant Baronet was probably not present when I answered this Question, put to me by my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for Leitrim (Colonel O'Beirne) on the 24th of April. My answer gave the reason why this extension could not be made.