§ BARON HENRY DE WORMS
asked the Secretary of State for War, Whether the destruction of nitro-glycerine at Plumstead Marshes on the 11th of April last was attended with danger to those employed; whether Sir Frederick Abel recommended that some extra payment to them should be made by the Home Office; and, whether such payment is intended to be made, and when?
THE MARQUESS OF HARTINGTON
, in reply, said, the destruction of the nitro-glycerine was attended with some risk, and one of the labourers employed was recommended by Sir Frederick Abel for extra remuneration. The matter was under the consideration of the Home Secretary.