HC Deb 09 July 1919 vol 117 cc1843-4W

asked the Prime Minister if his attention has been called to the difficulty contractors who have supplied His Majesty's Government with munitions during the War are now finding in getting their accounts passed by the Accounts Department, and that in some cases they have to borrow money in order to carry on business; and whether this Department can now be strengthened in order to carry through the work so that these accounts can now be settled up forthwith?


I have been asked to reply to this question. I am fully alive to the importance of securing prompt settlement of contractors' claims, and I am taking special steps to expedite matters as far as posible.

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