§ 136. Brigadier Low
asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware of the high cost of living in India, Burma and Singapore for officers and men stationed there and that this hardship is by no means offset by the overseas allowance; and what steps he proposes to take to remedy this.167W
§ Mr. Bellenger
The existing rates of overseas allowance for officers and men stationed in Burma and Singapore are at present under review. The question of the allowance in India is a matter for my noble Friend the Secretary of State for India and I am in consultation with him.