HC Deb 09 May 1924 vol 173 cc781-2W

A asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether warrant officers, married and widower, who received special rates of pay under Admiralty Fleet Order 3335/1920, paragraph 5, Clause (e), will be exempt from the 5½ per cent. reduction in naval officers' pay promulgated in Admiralty Fleet Order 752 of 1924?


The answer to the hon. Member's question is in the affirmative, except that in compliance with paragraph 5 (a) of the Admiralty Fleet Order quoted no warrant officer will be permitted to retain a special rate of pay in excess of the new maximum for this rank.