HC Deb 24 October 1918 vol 110 c953W

asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office whether he is now in a position to state the result of his inquiries regarding the statement that soldiers are being employed in telephone exchanges ostensibly on definite military duties, but are also, especially in cases of emergency, employed on ordinary post office duties; that for the performance of these latter duties the soldiers receive only their military pay; and whether, in view of the fact that the soldiers are under the direct control of the War Office and the question of their pay is not one with which the Post Office can deal, he will give instructions that civilian duties shall be paid for at the proper civilian rates?


The matter is still under consideration.

Forward to