HC Deb 24 February 1919 vol 112 cc1394-5W

asked the Secretary to the Treasury how much is placed at the disposal of the Civil Liabilities Committee; and to what extent, and on what lines, it is now assisting the families of soldiers in the Army?


I have been asked to reply to this question. Up to the 31st December last the Treasury has placed with the Paymaster-General the sum of £7,275,000 for the purpose of the Department. With regard to the latter part of the question, I am sending the hon. Member a copy of the Regulations under which the Department administer their scheme, and I will also send him a copy of the Interim Report of the Advisory Committee of the Department which was presented on the 11th instant, copies of which will be available shortly.


asked the President of the Local Government Board whether he has received an interim Report from the Civil Liabilities Committee; and, if so, when it will be circulated?


The interim Report of the Advisory Committee was presented on the 11th instant. The Report is being printed, and I understand that copies will be available shortly.