HC Deb 07 May 1912 vol 38 c357W

asked the Under-Secretary of State for War whether the privilege of plain-clothes leave is granted to all men of good character, or whether special circumstances have now to be shown in each case?

Colonel SEELY

Permission to wear plain clothes when on furlough or pass away from the station, and subject to the approval of officer commanding troops and with the concurrence of the general officer commanding-in-chief, may be given to men of good character. Special circumstances are not shown in each case.