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Army—Militia Staff Sergeants—Pensions—Question

Volume 229: debated on Tuesday 30 May 1876

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asked the Secretary of State for War, Whether any decision, has been arrived at as to an increase in the rate of pensions to Militia staff sergeants who have never served in the regular Army; whether the rate of their pensions, which is limited to five pence a-day, was not granted so far back as 42 Geo. 3, c. 90; and, whether they will be placed on an equality in respect to pensions with the remaining portion of the permanent staff?

, in reply, said, he could not give any further answer to the hon. Gentleman than that the subject had been referred to the Treasury, who were considering the matter.