Oral Answers to Questions — Service Pay and Allowances (Increases)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 26th November 1942.

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Photo of Sir John Anderson Sir John Anderson , Combined Scottish Universities

The view of the Government after careful consideration is that the special conditions in the Central London area which justified the special allowance now payable to families resident in the London postal district no longer apply. The allowance continues as a historical survival, but in the view of the Government there would be no justification for extending it further in the Greater London area.