HC Deb 22 February 1900 vol 79 c788
MR. GALLOWAY () Manchester, S. W.

I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for War whether the family of a soldier whose marriage is ignored by the military authorities, and who is detained by the exigencies of war from passing to the Reserve although his time were about to expire, is ignored in the distribution of the separation allowances to the families of Reservists whose marriages, which are also without leave, are recognised by the War Office.


The wives of men married without leave cannot, as a matter of discipline, be considered in regard to separation allowance; and it is not practicable to discriminate between them in the way suggested in the question.