HC Deb 28 July 1915 vol 73 c2282
54. Mr. C. DUNCAN

asked whether the petition of the prison officers for an increase of pay on account of the high food prices has been referred to the Economy Commitee; and, in the event of that Committee deciding to hear witnesses on this question, will the prison staffs be permitted to meet and select their own representative?


As stated in the reply given on the 19th instant by my right hon. Friend the Financial Secretary to the Treasury to a question by the hon. Member for South-West Ham, the Committee referred to will be consulted on the general question of a temporary increase of pay for Civil servants with small salaries. The procedure of the Committee will be for itself to determine.