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Government Employees' Salaries

Volume 464: debated on Thursday 12 May 1949

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he is satisfied that the increase in the salaries of Government employees in St. Helena of 1s. a day is sufficient to cover the increased cost of living, in view of the fact that the food subsidies have now been abolished.

Yes. I should however add that the subsidies on fats and flour have not been abolished, though they have been reduced.