HC Deb 27 February 1952 vol 496 cc157-8W
Mr. Orbach

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what steps have been taken by the Admiralty to bring wages and salaries of Maltese personnel in line with the Malta Arbitration Tribunal's award of 8th January of this year.

Mr. J. P. L. Thomas

The award of 8th January related to a claim against the Malta Government by its own employees, and the employees of the Admiralty are not directly affected by

Commander Noble

I assume that the hon. Member is inquiring about the ship's company that was serving in H.M.S. "Kenya" at the time he raised a somewhat similar question last July. He will be glad to know that this ship's company returned home in time for Christmas.