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Gan Personnel (Leave)

Volume 649: debated on Wednesday 22 November 1961

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asked the Secretary of State for Air what leave facilities are available for Royal Air Force personnel stationed in Gan.

There are some recreational facilities on the station and spare seats on Royal Air Force aircraft provide limited opportunities for free leave travel to Singapore. The tour of duty on Gan is restricted to one year because of its isolation. Those who serve there may accumulate leave to take on their return to the United Kingdom.