§ Sir W. Jenkins
asked the Secretary of State for War who makes the appointments of Army welfare officers for the county of Glamorgan; by whom are recommendations made; what are the necessary qualifications for such posts; what salaries or expenses are paid; and will he give the names of the officers appointed for Glamorgan, and where situated?
§ Captain Margesson
Appointments of welfare officers are made by the War Office on the recommendation of the Territorial Army Association of the county concerned. No particular qualifications are insisted upon, but as far as possible those with military knowledge or experience in social work are selected. No salaries are paid to county and local welfare officers, but a grant is made to each Territorial715W
Army Association at the rate of £25 per annum for each welfare officer in the county which the Territorial Army Association can allot to individual welfare officers to meet their expenses when engaged on welfare work. Welfare officers may also claim subsistence and travelling expenses.
The list of welfare officers for Glamorgan is as follows:
Colonel G. T. Bruce, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., T.D., D.L., County Welfare Officer.
Major J. Wayne Morgan, M.C., Whit-church.
R. P. St. J. Charles, Esq., Porthcawl.
Major D. Cope Harris, T.D., Merthyr Tydfil.
Sir Arthur Whitten-Brown, K.B.E., M.I.E.E., M.S.A.I.E., Swansea.
Captain H. K. Benson, Swansea.
Councillor George Williams, C.B.E., Cardiff.
R. T. Richards, Esq., J.P., Cardiff.
Colonel T. Otto Jones, M.B.E., T.D.,
Joint Hon. Secretary, Glamorgan County Welfare and Comforts Association