HC Deb 01 April 1925 vol 182 cc1419-20

In Section one hundred and thirty-eight of the Army Act (which relates to penal stoppages from the ordinary pay of soldiers), at the end of the proviso, there shall be a dded— (d) where a soldier has made an allotment from his ordinary pay for the support of any dependant penal deductions from his ordinary pay shall be made only from the portion of his ordinary pay not so allotted."—[Mr. Attlee.]

Brought up, and read the First time.


I beg to move, "That the Clause be read a Second time."


I cannot accept this Amendment. I am in sympathy with the intention underlying it, and I will consider it between now and next year.

Question, "That the Clause be read a Second time," put, and negatived.

The following New Clause stood on the Order Paper in the name of Captain WEDGWOOD BENN: