HC Deb 12 February 1920 vol 125 c194

asked the Pensions Minister whether the scale of expenses allowed to a member of a Local War Pensions Committee is 1s per hour for time lost through attending a meeting of the Committee; whether he is aware that, in comparison with the present earnings and the cost of living, 1s. per hour docs not meet the loss incurred; whether he is aware that members of Local Advisory Committees under the Ministry of Labour are entitled to the actual wages lost up to a maximum of 20s. per day; and whether he will consider the advisability of adopting the same scale for members of War Pensions Committees?


I have considered the adoption of a revised scale of payment to members of local war pensions committees for loss of remunerative time, and I hope very shortly to be able to make an announcement.