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Mcgrigor's Bank

Volume 159: debated on Friday 15 December 1922

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for War if lie will undertake that the widows and dependants of all those whose accounts with Messrs. McGrigor directly originated from Army connection shall be granted relief, and that the losses to ex-officers, widows, dependants, etc., shall be made good in full, seeing that the State made large profits out of the contracts with Army agents?

The answer to the first part of the question is in the affirmative. I stated in the Debate on Thursday morning the reasons for the Government decision not to make good in full the losses referred to.