§ 12. Mr. JOYNSON-HICKS
asked whether there have been any promotions to the ranks of the Regular Army chaplains during the War; and, if not, when a "Gazette" may be expected?
§ Mr. TENNANT
Yes, Sir; four Regular Army chaplains have been specially promoted as a reward for their services during the present War. Particulars will be found in the "London Gazette" of the 23rd June, 1915.
§ 14. Mr. JOYNSON-HICKS
asked the Under-Secretary of State for War when the last increase in the pay of the Regular Army chaplains took place; and whether he will take steps to secure that the chaplains shall share in the rates of increase which have in recent years been granted to other portions of the Service?
§ The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the WAR OFFICE (Mr. Forster)
The present rates of pay are of old standing; without research I am unable to say how old. I am afraid that I cannot give any undertaking that they shall be increased at the present time.