§ Mr. Hinchliffe
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what is his policy towards serving members of the armed forces also being engaged in other paid employment.
§ Mr. Neubert
In accordance with Queen's Regulations a member of the regular forces may not, without Ministry of Defence approval, accept any continuous employment of profit during his full-time service. This includes carrying on a profession, engaging in trade or acceptance of any form of profitable employment with a corporation, company, partnership etc. Subject to certain conditions and the approval of his commanding officer, a member of the regular forces may accept temporary employment during normal leave or part-time employment during off-duty hours.