HC Deb 28 November 1950 vol 481 c133W
107. Mr. Turton

asked the Secretary of State for War if he will secure that in the case where officers under the age of 25 have been, or are, recalled from the Reserve to serve in an emergency, their wives receive an adequate marriage allowance.

Mr. Strachey

These officers receive a marriage allowance of 56s. a week, a rate which is also applicable to warrant officers. If they are unable to meet their essential civilian commitments from their Service emoluments they may apply for a National Service grant to assist them to do so.