HC Deb 13 July 1949 vol 467 c426
46. Mr. A. R. W. Low

asked the Minister of Defence how much money it is estimated will be spent in the current financial year on pay and allowances of Regular officers and other ranks in the three Fighting Services; and how much on the pay and allowances of National Service men, respectively.

The Minister of Defence (Mr. A. V. Alexander)

It is estimated that the cost of the pay and allowances for the Regular Forces and National Service men during the current financial year will be about £165 million and £43 million, respectively.