25. Mr. FOOT MITCHELL
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the salary of the British officer lent to the Shanghai volunteer corps is paid by the Shanghai municipality or by the home Government; and how long the present arrangement on this point has been in existence?
§ The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the WAR OFFICE (Mr. Duff Cooper)
I have been asked to reply. The salary is paid by the Shanghai Municipal Council. This arrangement has been in force for over 20 years.