§ Mr. Garry Allighan
asked the Undersecretary of State for Air the number of R.A.F. personnel who are on indefinite leave.
§ Mr. Strachey
Inquiries made following my reply to the hon. and gallant Member for Chertsey (Captain Marsden) on 21st November show that, excluding about -200 former prisoners-of-war, some of whom are to be demobilised, 193 officers and airmen aircrew have been on extended leave for more than three months.