§ 37. Mr. MOSLEY
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether His Majesty's Government is now paying the salaries of two High Commissioners of Egypt, and, if so, how long this practice will continue?
The salary of the High Commissioner for Egypt is not being paid twice over. Sir Reginald Wingate is drawing a proportion of the total provision for the post and is defraying certain expenses in Egypt. The Treasury have been asked to authorise the payment of the balance to Sir Edmund' Allenby, in addition to his Army pay and allowances as Commander-in-Chief, to meet his additional expenses as special High Commissioner while holding that appointment.
§ Captain ORMSBY-GORE
Are we to understand that Field-Marshal (Sir E. Allenby has received such a sum of money as would be the equivalent of the salary of the High Commissioner of Egypt at a time, say, last year?