Ministers of the Crown (Military Service).

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 7th May 1940.

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Photo of Mr Thomas Kennedy Mr Thomas Kennedy , Kirkcaldy District of Burghs

asked the Prime Minister how many Ministers who are fit and eligible for military service and who are under 40 years of age are retained in the Government?

Photo of Mr Neville Chamberlain Mr Neville Chamberlain , Birmingham, Edgbaston

I regret that I am not in a position to give the information asked for by the right hon. Gentleman, but information regarding age can be obtained from any reference book.

Photo of Sir Geoffrey Mander Sir Geoffrey Mander , Wolverhampton East

Would it be true to say that the Front Bench is a reserved occupation for "yes-men"?