HC Deb 25 October 1916 vol 86 c1114
28. Mr. R. McNEILL

asked the Secretary of State for War whether officers who, in obedience to Royal Command, travel to London for investiture by His Majesty with military decorations are obliged to do so at their own expense; and, if so, why such an exception is made to the rule that officers travelling on duty are entitled to warrants for travelling expenses?


The Regulation, which has been in force for a number of years, is as the hon. Member states. The question whether, under present conditions, any alteration of the existing Regulations is called for is now under consideration.


Can the hon. Gentleman hold out any hope that there will be any change made?


I certainly hope so myself. I cannot go beyond that.