§ Sir F. Sanderson
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will announce his decision on the proposed committee of inquiry into the question of the treatment, for pension purposes, of ex-service men in the Civil Service prior to the Parliamentary Recess?
§ Mr. R. Gibson
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he has now decided to appoint a committee of inquiry to consider the question of counting, for pension purposes, the service of ex-service men in the Civil Service on an unestablished basis?
§ Mr. Erskine Hill
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he is now in a position to make a statement as regards the request for a committee of inquiry into the question of reckoning the temporary service of ex-service civil servants towards pension and also the question of the age-barred officers?
§ Lieut.-Colonel Colville
I regret that I cannot give a definite undertaking on the point, but I can assure my hon. Friends that there will be no avoidable delay.