Considered in Committee of the whole House under Standing Order No. 84 (Money Committees) [ King's Recommendation signified].
[Colonel SIR CHARLES MACANDREW in the Chair]
That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to amend sections twenty-six and twenty-seven of the Fire Services Act, 1947, it is expedient to authorise—
(a) the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of any increase in the sums payable under any enactment out of moneys so provided which is attributable to provisions of the said Act of the present Session amending those sections— (i) in respect of employment which is treated for the purposes of the Firemen's Pension Scheme as if it were employment as a member of a fire brigade maintained in pursuance of the said Act of 1947; or (ii) in respect of the exclusion of statutory pension schemes other than the Firemen's Pension Scheme in relation to employment as, or treated as aforesaid as employment as, a member of a fire brigade maintained in pursuance of that Act; (b) the payment into the Exchequer of any sums required by the said Act of the present Session to be so paid.—[Mr. Geoffrey de Freitas.]
Resolution to be reported Tomorrow.