Mr. T. WILSON
asked the Pensions Minister how many inspectors have been appointed to inspect the accounts of the Statutory Committee (War Pensions); whether any have been appointed in Ireland and Scotland; whether any of those appointed are of military age; and, if so, how many?
§ Mr. BARNES
The Statutory Committee have appointed twelve inspectors of accounts, including one for Ireland and one for Scotland. A further appointment will be made for Scotland. Nine of the inspectors who have been appointed are above military age, and the remaining three have been permanently or temporarily exempted by tribunals.