000024

Reference HLG 900/24
Title Government Evacuation Scheme. Billeting Allowances. Payment arrangements and recoveries. War refugees
Government Department Ministry of Health
Themes Evacuation
Subthemes Evacuation scheme, Reception and billeting, Dislocated populations
Document Types Official Correspondence, Statistical Data
Civil Defence Regions Region 2: North Eastern (Leeds HQ)
Locations Channel Islands, London, Ossett, Wakefield
Organisations British Army

Description

A file of government correspondence and tables relating to the repayment of billeting allowances by householders following changes in circumstances of war refugees in Wakefield. Documents in the file include letters confirming the dispatching of cheques to repay the billeting allowances; and tables detailing the reasons for repayment caused by refugees' changing circumstances, including retuning home, a child returning home, overdrawing of allowances, a change in billeting, temporary leave, departure from billeting, obtaining employment, being joined by a spouse, and receipt of army back-pay.

Keywords

allowances, billeting, employment, evacuation, evacuees, family, finance, householders, local authorities, reception areas, refugees, wives

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