§ Mr. Perkins
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will give an assurance that in future any deductions in pay of a junior officer in the Royal Air Force in respect of Income Tax arrears will leave the officer sufficient money to live in reasonable comfort in his mess?
§ Sir A. Sinclair
I have been asked to reply. The question whether the amount of a deduction from pay on account of Income Tax constitutes a hardship depends upon the particular circumstances of the officer concerned, and in any case in which it is represented that deductions1168W
prisoners of war prefer a light breakfast and a heavier dinner and tea meal.
Following is the menu:
are the cause of hardship special consideration is given with a view to spreading the officer's liability over a longer period.