§ MR. LAMBERT (Devonshire, South Molton)
To ask the Secretary of State for War if he will state the yearly rate of increase of pay for men who extend after three years colour service; and at what period, and the amount of the maximum daily pay that can be obtained by a private soldier.
(Answered by Mr. Secretary Arnold-Forster.) The maximum daily pay that can be obtained by a private of infantry is 2s., attainable after five years service, as follows:—From attestation, Is. ; after six months service, if efficient and 19 years of age, 1s. 5d. ; after two years service, if extending colour service to eight years, 1s. 9d. ; after two years, if extending, on becoming a second-class shot, 1s. 11d. ; after five years service, if a second-class shot, 2s.