HC Deb 20 November 1945 vol 416 c360W
Sir H. Lucas-Tooth

asked the Secretary of State for War whether any decision has yet been come to regarding the scale of messing charges payable by officers in respect of their families while travelling on board ship.

Mr. Lawson

Yes, Sir. Messing charges have now been reduced in the case of families of captains and subalterns to 2s. 0d. a day for an adult and children over 12 years of age and 1s. 0d. a day for children of 1 and over but under 12 years of age.