§ MR. E. J. C. MORTON (Devonport)
I beg to ask the Financial Secretary to the War Office whether the War Office has come to any decision upon the representations made to them with regard to the wages of carpenters and joiners temporarily employed at the gun wharf at Devonport; and, if so, what is the decision at which they have arrived?
§ * THE FINANCIAL SECRETARY TO THE WAR OFFICE (Mr. W. WOODALL, Hanley)
The Secretary of State has, after due consideration, decided to raise the wages of the carpenters and joiners temporarily employed at the gun wharf at Devonport from 24s. to 27s. a week. This decision will take effect from the 1st June.