§ 57. Mr. OUTHWAITE
asked whether, in view of the anticipated prolongation of the War into the year 1918, he will now take steps to increase the pay of non-commissioned officers and men?
§ The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the WAR OFFICE (Mr. Forster)
The answer is in the negative.
§ Mr. OUTHWAITE
Has the attention of the hon. Gentleman been called to the boast of the Minister for Labour that his men are getting £10 a week, which is so much more than is given to the soldier who is drawn out of the colliery?