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Local Elections (Leave)

Volume 413: debated on Friday 24 August 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for War what extra leave facilities will be granted to a man in His Majesty's Forces stationed in the United Kingdom in, order that he can conduct his election campaign as a candidate for a vacancy on a local council; and whether any ordinary leave due to him can be deferred or brought forward at his request so as to coincide with such election campaign.

No extra leave is admissible, but leave which is ordinarily due may be deferred or brought forward, subject to the exigencies of the Service.