HC Deb 07 June 1917 vol 94 c358W

asked the Under-Secretary of State for War whether he is aware of the dissatisfaction existing among the British troops on active service in East Africa at their differential treatment with regard to pay, rations, and leave from that accorded to the Union troops; and whether he will consider the advisability of standardising the pay, rations, and leave regulations of all Imperial troops operating in the same territory?


I am not aware of any dissatisfaction. British troops in East Africa are in receipt of their usual pay and allowances. I am not aware that any difference exists as regards rations. The grant of leave rests with the Commander-in-Chief.