HC Deb 18 December 1961 vol 651 c118W
Mr. Rankin

asked the Secretary of State for Air what steps he is taking to increase the mess allowances for officers and men on weather ships to the level of those for officers and men of similar rank in the Merchant Navy.

Mr. Amery

Officers and ratings of ocean weather ships when on leave are paid messing allowances at the rates agreed by the National Maritime Board for the Merchant Navy.