Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.

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  • Man-Power. (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether, in view of the extension of liability to military service, and in the light of all considerations now involved, he will now reconsider his refusal,...

  • Escaped Prisoners of War (Leave). (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War how much leave is granted to men upon their return to this country after escaping from captivity on the Continent?

  • Welfare Work. (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War how much money was allocated from public funds for welfare work in the Army during the years 1940 and 1941, respectively?

  • Leave (Pay and Allowances). (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War why soldiers coming on leave are not receiving any pay for maintenance; why they are told that the money is now put to their credit; and when they will be...

  • Requisitioned Camp. (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will publish the report of the Lands Department on the requisitioning of a camp, the location of which has been given to him?

  • Sunday Entertainment, Newark. (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will again review the urgent need for more entertainment on Sundays for men and women in the Services in the Newark area; whether, in view of the...

  • Discharged Soldier (Inquiries). (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether his attention has been called to the case of James Young, of Bedlington, who stated at Blyth County Court that, while he was unable to secure work on...

  • Steamship "dunera" (Internees). (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether the memorandum submitted to the High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Australia in December, 1940, on behalf of the refugee internees...

  • Privilege Leave. (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether any reduction in privilege leave is made in consequence of a soldier being granted compassionate leave?

  • Agricultural Work. (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War what additional pay soldiers receive for agricultural work for which they are loaned to farmers; whether this is paid by the farmers direct to the men; what...

  • Regimental Institutes (Audit Boards). (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether any other ranks are entitled to sit on the audit boards assembled to examine the accounts of regimental institutes; and what is the procedure for...

  • British Prisoners of War. (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is satisfied that the duty of searching hospitals in enemy and enemy-occupied territory, allocated to the Red Cross, is being carried out...