Prosecution, Liverpool.

Oral Answers to Questions — Military Service. – in the House of Commons on 26th February 1942.

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Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

asked the Minister of Labour whether he can give any information in connection with the seven men accused of conspiracy, to enable men to evade military service, that came before the Liverpool police court on 18th February; whether he is aware that one of the men was a Labour Ministry clerk; and what action was taken in the matter?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central

I have no statement to make in amplification of the reports which have appeared in the Press. Two temporary officers of my Department were concerned and were convicted. One of these officers resigned from the service of the Department immediately on his arrest, and the other has been dismissed.