HC Deb 28 November 1945 vol 416 c1486W
Mr. Garry Allighan

asked the Undersecretary of State for Air the number of R.A.F. personnel who are on indefinite leave.

Mr. Strachey

Inquiries made following my reply to the hon. and gallant Member for Chertsey (Captain Marsden) on 21st November show that, excluding about -200 former prisoners-of-war, some of whom are to be demobilised, 193 officers and airmen aircrew have been on extended leave for more than three months.