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Royal Air Force (Overseas Service)

Volume 413: debated on Thursday 23 August 1945

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(by Private Notice) asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether he can offer any prospect of an early reduction in the length of overseas tour of duty of Royal Air Force personnel.

Yes, Sir. I am glad to announce that beginning on 1st December, 1945, the overseas tour for single men in the Royal Air Force will be reduced from four years to three years and six months.