HC Deb 08 May 1924 vol 173 c650W

asked the Minister of Pensions if he will give the scale of expenses paid to members of the Special Grants Committee; and the total amount paid to each member during the past year?


First-class railway fares, any necessary cab fares, and subsistence allowance on the following scale are allowed:

s. d.
In respect of absence of 24 hours 20 0
In respect of absence of 8 or more hours, but not entailing over night absence 7 0
In respect of absence of 5 to 8 hours 3 6

During the last financial year the following claims to travelling and subsistence expenses were met:

£ s. d.
Mr. S. Chorlton, Bowes Park, N.11 23 8 1
Mr. D. Hardaker, J.P., Brig-house, Yorkshire 174 18 0
Miss E. H. Kelly, C.B.E., J.P., Southsea 101 4 6
Mr. W. L. Marshall, O.B.E., Stratford, E.15 23 1 0
Dame Ethel Shakespear, D.B.E., D.Sc., J.P., Birmingham 133 11 0
Total £456 2 7

The amount is necessarily greater where the member resides at a considerable distance from London.