Civilian Clothing Issue

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 23rd October 1945.

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Photo of Mrs Barbara Castle Mrs Barbara Castle , Blackburn 12:00 am, 23rd October 1945

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will consider making a grant of money or additional civilian clothing to men who came out of the Army before the improved issue of civilian clothing came into operation in October last.

Photo of Mr Jack Lawson Mr Jack Lawson , Chester-le-Street

I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer given to the hon. Member for Southend-on-Sea (Mr. Channon) on Tuesday last.

Photo of Mrs Barbara Castle Mrs Barbara Castle , Blackburn

Does not the Minister think it is time that justice was done to the men who gave their services earlier in this war before decent conditions had been obtained for the Service men by pressure from Labour Members?