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Armed Forces Pay

Part of Opposition Day - [4TH Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 3:04 pm on 1st November 2017.

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Photo of Bob Stewart Bob Stewart Conservative, Beckenham 3:04 pm, 1st November 2017

In 28 years, I cannot recall a soldier complaining about pay. However, they often complained about allowances, particularly when changing from one theatre to another on operations and losing their local overseas allowance. That is correct. They do complain about that, and it is something that we should look at, because service personnel, particularly those in the junior ranks, find it very difficult.