§ 41. Colonel ASHLEY
asked the Home Secretary if he will state what steps are being taken to revise the pensions of those members of the police force who retired previous to the outbreak of war, in order to compensate them for the increased cost of living; and whether special consideration will be given to the claims of those who re joined subsequent to August, 1914?
43. Lieut.-Colonel A. HERBERT
asked the Home Secretary if those constables who left the force before 1914 are not to receive equal treatment with regard to pensions with" those who left the force later?
§ Mr. SHORTT
I would refer the hon. and gallant Members to the replies which I gave to the hon. and gallant Members for Dùlwich and Yeovil on the 10th and 22nd July respectively.
§ Colonel ASHLEY
Could the right hon. Gentleman answer that part of my question which is not answered, whether special consideration will be given to those who rejoined subsequent to August, 1914?