HC Deb 21 January 1924 vol 169 cc549-50W

asked the Under-Secretary of State for War whether Colonel H. F. Cobb, C.B.E., is still employed in his Department; and how long his employment will continue?

Lieut. - Colonel ASHLEY

Colonel Cobb's previous contract of service has now expired. His services have been retained until 9th January next at an inclusive professional fee amounting to substantially less than his former annual salary in order to complete the work he now has in hand.