§ Mr. MORRIS
asked the Postmaster-General when he anticipates being able to pay the extra remuneration agreed to be paid for duty performed by night telephonists in excess of forty-five hours per week and call office attendants in excess of forty-eight hours per week, dating back from the 1st of January last, having regard to the fact that this money has been accumulating for nearly a year; and whether he can, under the circumstances, see his way to paying out these arrears before the Christmas holidays?1770W
§ Mr. PIKE PEASE
I find that the payments have been deferred pending adjustments in the wages of the men concerned, which it has not yet been possible to complete. It will be arranged, however, for payments on account to be made before the Christmas Holidays.