HC Deb 26 February 1964 vol 690 c82W
60. Mr. Kelley

asked the Secretary of State for War if he will take into consideration, when posting men for service in Aden, that there is no accommodation for wives and families other than allotted official accommodation, and that drafts should be so made up to reduce to a minimum the period of separation of married men from their families.

Mr. Kirk

Our present policy is intended to share service overseas fairly between single and married men. While sympathising with the object the hon. Gentleman has in mind, I do not think it would be right to upset this policy by adopting his suggestion.

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