asked the Minister of Information whether, in view of the number of older British subjects available, possessed of special training as well as great knowledge and experience of the Near and Middle East and other regions, he will comb out of the British Broadcasting Corporation those younger men of military age already employed there who have little or no special knowledge of the languages or experience of the countries actually concerned?
My hon. and gallant Friend must surely be aware that all such questions of deferment and reservation are decided by Lord Rennet's Committee. The B.B.C. have applied for the deferment only of those members of their specialist staff for whom no substitutes possessing suitable qualifications can be found.