HC Deb 30 November 1955 vol 546 cc223-4W
125. Mr. Alport

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware of the difficulties facing the wives and families of the officers and other ranks of the 1st Battalion Royal Norfolk Regiment, as a result of this unit's sudden move to Cyprus; and whether he will give an indication as to when arrangements can be made for the latter to join their husbands overseas.

Mr. F. Maclean

Yes. The emergency in Cyprus has caused unavoidable difficulties as a result of the separation of families at short notice. The problem is a complex one, but we are considering as a matter of urgency what can be done to improve matters.

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