Ministry of Health.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men. – in the House of Commons on 1st March 1922.

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Photo of Sir Alexander Sprot Sir Alexander Sprot , Fife Eastern

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asked the Minister of Health how many ex-service men are under notice of dismissal; and whether the Lytton Report recommenda- tions have been carried out as regards these discharges, especially in regard to technical classes?

Photo of Sir Alfred Mond Sir Alfred Mond , Swansea West

There are 302 ex-service men under notice of discharge in the Ministry of Health, due to curtailment of work and consequent reduction of staff. The recommendations in the Lytton Report have been carried out. With regard to the technical classes, I would refer to the answer given by me on Monday last to the hon. and gallant Member for Hertford (Rear-Admiral Sueter).