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Army Oificers (Marriage Allowance)

Volume 155: debated on Monday 19 June 1922

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether the grant of a marriage allowance to the married British officers of the British and Indian Armies serving in India, similar to the grant given to married officers serving at home, can now be approved in principle, in the hope that with a good harvest the financial stringency in India may soon be relaxed and the grant then carried into effect?

No advantage would be gained by considering the question at the present time, but my hon. and gallant Friend may rest assured that it will not be lost sight of.