HC Deb 25 January 1978 vol 942 cc638-9W
Mr. Banks

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list allowances available to members of the Armed Forces.

Dr. Gilbert

The following Service allowances are payable, if the appropriate qualifying conditions are met:

  • Civilian clothing allowance
  • Disturbance allowance
  • Education allowance (including Boarding School allowance)
  • Entertainment allowance
  • Excess rent allowance
  • Family maintenance grants
  • Free fuel allowance
  • Furniture storage allowance
  • Home to duty travel allowance
  • Ice allowance
  • Leave travel allowance
  • Legal expenses in connection with purchase, sale and letting of houses
  • Local overseas allowance
  • Lodging allowance
  • Meals out allowance
  • Motor mileage allowance
  • Outfit allowance and promotion grants
  • Overseas rent allowance and furniture grants/loans
  • Permanent Commission grants
  • Removal expenses
  • Rent and Rate Rebates (Armed Forces scheme)
  • Rent reservation and compensation
  • Separation allowance
  • Subsistence allowance
  • Service Attache allowances
  • Warm weather clothing allowance.