HC Deb 24 March 1919 vol 114 cc188-9
Considered in Committee.—[Progress, 20th March.]
[Sir E. CORNWALL in the Chair.]
Question again proposed—
That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to establish a Ministry of Ways and Communications, it is expedient—
- (1) To authorise the payment out of moneys to be provided by Parliament—
- (a) of an annual salary not exceeding five thousand pounds to the Minister of Ways and Communications, of annual salaries not exceeding one thousand five hundred pounds to the Parliamentary Secretaries of the Ministry, and of such other salaries, remuneration, and expenses as may become payable under such Act;
- (b) of such sums as may be required to fulfil any guarantee, to make contributions to pension or superannuation funds, and to make advances and other payments authorised under such Act;
- (2) To authorise the creation and issue of securities, with interest to be charged so far as not met out of other sources of revenue on the Consolidated Fund."
I beg to move,
That the Chairman do report Progress, and ask leave to sit again.
This Resolution raises a matter of very great importance which cannot be debated at this time of night.
Committee report Progress; to sit again To-morrow.