§ Sir W. Smithers
asked the hon. Member for West Walthamstow, as Chairman of the Kitchen Committee, how much money has been received from the penny collected on dining-room bills up to the end of November, 1945; how many of the staff retiring at the age of 65 have received pension or gratuity; what amount each received; and what was the number of years' service of each recipient.
§ Mr. McEntee
The amount collected from 1d. on meals from the Dining Room up to the end of November amounted to £1,427 19s. 11d. The number of persons who retired at the age of 65 and are receiving pensions is six. The amounts paid and the years of service are:
Weekly 15s. —51 years. Weekly 20s. —41 years. Weekly 10s. —25 years. Weekly 20s. —24 years. Weekly 15s. —36 years. Yearly £200 —40 years.