HC Deb 02 November 1916 vol 86 c1856W
Viscount WOLMER

asked the Secretary of State for War whether the £20 bounty which time-expired soldiers, under the Military Service Act, are entitled to on being retained with the Colours can be invested in Exchequer Bonds on their behalf or in the name of their wives?


Two-thirds of this bounty is already held for deferred payment on the man's discharge, with interest at 5 per cent. Ample facilities for investment in such bonds of the remainder, and of any other cash the soldier may possess, have already been provided.

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