asked Her Majesty's Government:
What are the present educational allowances for children of members of the Diplomatic Service serving overseas; whether these allowances persist for five or more years before or after service overseas; and how these allowances are treated for tax purposes.
Members of the Diplomatic Service are paid allowances in respect of their children at boarding school in the United Kingdom within specified maximum rates per child. At present the maximum rates per annum are as follows:—
|Boy's Public School||£1,404|
|Girls' Public School:||£1,348|
|Boys' Preparatory School:||£1,264|
|Girls' Preparatory School:||£1,213|