HC Deb 15 March 1916 vol 80 c2088
72. Mr. KING

asked the Home Secretary whether medical officers of lunatic asylums gazetted for service under the War Office continue to receive full pay for their asylum work; and, if so, whether this arrangement will be continued till the War is ended?


Medical officers of asylums, adapted as war hospitals, who have been granted temporary commissions in the Royal Army Medical Corps, receive in most cases the pay of their rank and not their asylum salary. In those instances, however, in which the pay of their rank is less than their asylum, salary, they are paid at the higher rate and this will continue as long as the institution remains a war hospital. In one or two cases, where the circumstances are exceptional, special arrangements have been made.

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