Privilege Leave (Travel Warrants).

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force. – in the House of Commons on 18th March 1942.

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Photo of Sir Norman Hulbert Sir Norman Hulbert , Stockport

asked the Secretary of State for Air whether Royal Air Force personnel, when proceeding on seven days' leave, are entitled to receive a free railway warrant between their station and any destination in the United Kingdom, or whether such warrants are restricted to journeys between an airman's station and his home address?

Photo of Mr Harold Balfour Mr Harold Balfour , Isle of Thanet

Commanding officers have discretion in connection with privilege leave to issue warrants to any place in the British Isles if good reason is shown. This discretion is widely exercised.