Educational Instruction.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 21st July 1942.

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Photo of Sir James Grigg Sir James Grigg , Cardiff East

The periods within both the training time and the spare time of soldiers which can be devoted to educational work under the Army Education Scheme must necessarily vary very much at different times and between one unit and another, according to their military employment, and I am advised that it would not be possible to introduce a universal rule such as the hon. Member suggests without detriment to military efficiency. But I am considering whether in the coming winter more time can be made available for this purpose in certain types of unit.