HC Deb 23 March 1905 vol 143 c930
MR. FIELD (Dublin, St. Patrick)

To ask the Secretary to the Treasury whether he will state the names of the ports in the United Kingdom where bringing money or recruiting fees were paid (in accordance with the recommendations of the Naval Reserves Committee and the instructions in the circular issued by the Registrar-General of Shipping and Seamen, December 24th, 1903, to registrars of Royal Naval Reserve) to officers of Customs other than those acting as registrars who were performing mercantile marine duties, and the amount of money so paid in each port for duties performed inside and outside of office hours respectively; and will he explain why this money bad to be refunded irrespective of the hour in which it was earned, according to the General Order (Customs) 8, 1904.

(Answered by Mr. Victor Cavendish.)

official hours for other Government Departments, and arrangements are in operation whereby such work performed outside official hours is paid for at the regular overtime rates.