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Royal Marine Police (War Gratuities)

Volume 414: debated on Thursday 11 October 1945

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asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he will consider including Royal Marine Police Special Reserve in the scope of war gratuities now available to certain grades of CD., since they carried arms and were trained to use their weapons against the possibilities of invasion; and, as their pay is low and they receive no post-war credits, they leave the Service without money with which to resettle in civilian life.

I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply my right hon. Friend gave yesterday to the Noble Member for South Dorset (Viscount Hinching-brooke).