§ Mr. COOPER
The only women cleaners at War Office out-stations who1284W
the latest three months for which figures are available; the number granted full benefit; the number granted partial benefit; the number refused benefit; and if he will give separate figures for Wigan, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Ince, Standish, Abram, and Orrell?
§ Sir H. BETTERTON
The following table gives the information desired in respect of Lancashire as a whole and the county borough of Wigan. Separate figures are not available for Ashton-in-Makerfield, Ince, Standish, Abram, and Orrell:
are in receipt of sick-pay privileges are those, numbering 17, employed at the Horse Guards, Whitehall, the headquarters of the Eastern Command. Women cleaners at other War Department out-station establishments are employed on an industrial basis, and are therefore not eligible for sick-pay privileges. The number of such cleaners cannot be made available without inquiry at every military station.