§ Sir B. FALLE
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he is aware that early advancement to leading rate and 2111W petty officer is being offered to ratings in receipt of the old rates of pay, provided they will accept the new rates of pay authorised for ratings who entered the Navy subsequent to 4th October, 1925; and by whose authority such offers are made?
§ Mr. G. HALL
No, Sir, the offers referred to in the question are without authority, and in view of their nature I consider that it would be in the interest of the Service if the hon. Baronet would let me know the source of such statements.