§ 37. Mr. ASHLEY
asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office why there is such continued delay in paying in officers' field, lodging, fuel, and light allowances; whether he is aware that many allowances for February were not paid to the bankers till 25th March and that those for March were only credited on 3rd May; and, in view of the fact that many officers now live on their pay and allowances, he will take steps to expedite payment?
§ Mr. FORSTER
I am not aware that there has been any general delay in these 723 payments, but if my hon. Friend will be good enough to let me have details of the cases which he has in mind I will make inquiries.