§ Mr. English
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will propose that the Victoria Cross annuity of £100 should be increased to £400 in order to give it a purchasing power that it had in 1959.
§ Dr. Gilbert:
I refer my hon. Friend to the reply given to the hon. Member for Ashfield (Mr. Smith) on 16th June 1977. —[Vol. 933, c. 251–2.]