HC Deb 24 March 1944 vol 398 cc1218-9W
Mr. Manningham-Buller

asked the Secretary of State for War what daily wages are paid to Italian prisoners of war for farm work.

Sir J. Grigg

Italian prisoners of war are paid at the rate of ¾d. an hour with a maximum of 6d. a day or 1½d. an hour with a maximum of 1s. 0d. a day, according to the nature of the work on which they are employed. Generally speaking, those on farm work receive the higher rate.