HC Deb 29 March 1926 vol 193 c1650

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether his attention has been called to the hardship of the position of the officers in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service who, on retirement, are discharged without pension; whether he will consider bringing their position into line with that of officers in the merchant service who, provided they are fit, can carry on their duties to any age; and whether he will consider the making of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service a pensionable one?


The answer to the first part of the question is in the affirmative. The questions of age of retirement, and the possibility of the adoption of some scheme of monetary allowance on retirement, are now under consideration.