HC Deb 02 April 1919 vol 114 cc1303-4

Resolution reported: That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to establish a Ministry of Ways and Communications, it is expedient—

  1. (1) To authorise the payment out of moneys to be provided by Parliament—
    1. (a) of an annual salary not exceeding five thousand pounds to the Minister of Ways and Communications, of annual 1304 salaries not exceeding one thousand five hundred pounds to the Parliamentary Secretaries of the Ministry, and of such other salaries, remuneration, and expenses as may become payable under such Act;
    2. (b) of such sums as may be required to fulfil any guarantee, to make contributions to pension or superannuation funds, and to make advances and other payments authorised under such Act;
  2. (2) To authorise the creation and issue of securities, with interest to be charged so far as not met out of other sources of revenue on the Consolidated Fund."

Resolution agreed to.

The remaining Government Orders were read and postponed.

Leave having been given to move the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 10, the Sitting was suspended until a Quarter-past eight o'clock.

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