HC Deb 25 April 1929 vol 227 c1082W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he will now consider bringing his Department into line with the Army and Royal Air Force in providing indulgence passage facilities for the wives and families of naval ratings similar to those now in force in the other Services?

Lieut.-Colonel HEADLAM

Conditions under which ratings of the Royal Navy serve abroad differ from those affecting the other Services, and the Admiralty are unable to introduce an indulgence passage system similar to that in force in the Army and Air Force.