W.A.A.F. (Leave).

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force. – in the House of Commons on 1st July 1942.

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Mr. Robertson:

asked the Secretary of State for Air whether the wives of men in the Forces, on enlisting in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force, are promised leave at the same time as their husbands; and, if so, is this being carried out?

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

No promise is given on enrolment, but in practice every effort is made to allow married airwomen to have leave at the same time as their husbands.

Mr. Robertson:

asked the Secretary of State for Air whether compassionate leave granted to members of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force has to be taken as part of the 28 days' privilege leave to which they are entitled?