§ Mr. RAMSDEN
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?
§ Major ASTOR
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 1395W Interim Report of the Advisory Committee of the Department which was presented on the 11th instant, copies of which will be available shortly.
§ Mr. ROWLANDS
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?
§ Dr. ADDISON
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.