HC Deb 16 July 1941 vol 373 cc621-2W
Lieut.-Commander Braithwaite

asked the Prime Minister whether, in any scheme for the stabilisation of wages, he will see to it that the standards of remuneration of the rank and file of His. Majesty's Forces approximate to those enjoyed by the rank and file in the reserved occupations?

Sir K. Wood

I have been asked to reply. The pay and allowances of other ranks of His Majesty's Forces have more than once been adjusted in the light of war conditions. No direct comparison can be made with civilian wage rate but the present scales do not seem to me ungenerous