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Civil Defence Personnel (Special Allowances)

Volume 656: debated on Thursday 29 March 1962

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what conclusions have been reached on the claim for special allowances to the relatives of members of the Civil Defence force who lose their lives whilst engaged on voluntary service in the case of aircraft crashes.

My right hon. Friend is not satisfied that there are grounds for making special provision, additional to that which already exists, for the payment of benefits in the circumstances referred to by the hon. Member.