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Territorial Army (Bounties)

Volume 640: debated on Thursday 18 May 1961

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will consider giving some financial award to those former members of the Territorial Army who had attended sufficient drills to qualify for the annual bounty but who cannot claim this because the recent amalgamation of Territorial Army units has prevented their attendance at camp.

Yes. Members of the Territorial Army who were unable to attend camp owing to the amalgamation of units will receive a proportionate bounty based on each completed month of service during the current training year.