HC Deb 19 July 1950 vol 477 c166W
48. Mr. Cuthbert

asked the Minister of Defence if he will consider paying the Service personnel, who are employed during strikes, the pay which would have been drawn by the strikers.

Mr. Shinwell

No. The Forces must always be prepared to perform work of national importance as a military duty, and when doing this they are remunerated at Service rates of pay.

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