HC Deb 14 June 1934 vol 290 c1912W

asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office whether his attention has been drawn to the fact that the families of many men of the Territorial Army have to seek public assistance during the absence of such men at the annual training, owing to separation allowances not being payable to men under 26 years of age; and whether the Government will sympathetically consider an alteration of the regulations so as to entitle married men of the Territorial Army to separation allowances irrespective of age?


This proposal and others are under consideration by the War Office, but I am not at present in a position to make a statement on the subject.

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