Dependants' Allowances

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force – in the House of Commons on 14th October 1942.

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Photo of Mr Robert Young Mr Robert Young , Newton

asked the Secretary of State for Air what arrangements exist regarding allowances to dependent mothers of airmen; and whether these are entirely of a voluntary character?

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

An airman may claim dependant's allowance to assist him in maintaining the contributions which he made towards the support of his mother before joining the Forces. The arrangements are fully set out in Air Ministry Order A.1082/1941 of which I am sending the hon. Member a copy.