§ Sir WILLIAM BEALE
asked the Postmaster-General why the scale of payment of postmen employed at New Cumnock, in Ayrshire, is less by about 2s. per week than the scale of payment at Old Cumnock, about five miles distant, the cost of living being somewhat higher at the former place; and whether he will have the matter inquired into with a view to equitable treatment?2072W
§ Mr. HOBHOUSE
The present classification of the offices mentioned was fixed in connection with the Parliamentary Committee Revision of 1908 on principles which were fully explained at that time. The whole question is again under review at present, and the representations made regarding the scale of pay of the postmen at New' Cumnock sub-office will be borne in mind in that connection.