§ Mr. HAYES
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he is aware of the feeling of the staff of the Inland Revenue Department, expressed by protest meetings, at the proposed deferment of the payment of salaries due for the period ending 31st March, 1929, until after the Easter holiday; and whether he will state the circumstances which led the Department to take this decision?
I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given on 21st March to the hon. Member for Rochdale (Mr. Kelly). I am sending him a copy of that reply.2274W
final salary or wages and emoluments. This fraction, which applies to all persons entering the Civil Service since the Superannuation Act, 1909, and to persons who entered it earlier but have adopted that Act, has remained unchanged since 1909, and is not affected by the Pensions (Increase) Acts, 1920 and 1924. Assuming the question to refer to the amount of the resulting pension, the following are illustrations of the pension in a normal case of a civil servant having served 40 years: