§ 16. Sir J. D. REES
asked the "Under-Secretary of State for India what steps the Governments of the Punjab and of India propose to take to abate the grievances of the junior members of the Punjab Commission?
§ Mr. MONTAGU
A scale of minimum salaries, graduated according to the length of the officers' service, has been sanctioned for three years with retrospective effect from the 1st October, 1912. It supplements, but is not a substitute for, the ordinary system of salaries attached to specific offices: and it is a temporary measure of relief pending the Report of the Royal Commission.