§ Mr. CLYDE
asked whether staff-sergeants appointed under the new scheme to the permanent staff of the Territorial Force will be in regular rates of Army pay; whether staff-sergeants appointed to the force prior to September, 1910, lose on appointment 6d. per diem in the Infantry and 5d. in the Horse and Field Artillery; and, if so, whether the pay of these noncommissioned officers, appointed prior to September, 1910, will be brought up to the Army rate of those appointed subsequently?
§ Colonel SEELY
The replies to the first and second parts of the question are in the affirmative, except in the case of the Royal Horse Artillery, where the difference is 7d. As regards the last part of the question the reply is in the negative.