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  • Combative Spirit (Sentenced Soldiers). (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War, whether in order to encourage an offensive spirit throughout the Army, he will remit the sentences on Sergeant Peter King and Private Tom Cuthbertson, Army...

  • Soldier's Death. (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War the circumstances under which No. 4038893, Private Dootson, met his death; and why only provisional diagnosis of cause of death was communicated to his wife?

  • Officers (Relegation to Unemployment). (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that cases have arisen of officers on sick leave receiving notification of the termination of their employment taking effect as from a...

  • Recreational Films. (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether it is still impossible for units to obtain films for private showing if there is a public cinema within a radius of three miles?

  • Inspections, Eastern Command. (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether his attention has been drawn to the practice of certain senior officers in the Eastern Command of carrying out what are called peace-time inspections;...

  • X-ray Examinations (Recruits). (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War what would be the estimated cost of X-raying recruits on enlistment so as to avoid subsequent controversy over borderline cases?

  • Licensed Premises (Officers and Other Ranks). (3 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will take steps to put out of bounds any hotel or public-house where it is shown that the licensee refuses to serve a soldier who wishes to obtain...

  • Officers' Cap Badges (Price). (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that young Army officers commissioned from the ranks have to pay as much as 5s. for an officer's regimental cap badge; whether anything...

  • Funeral Expenses. (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether there is a definitely fixed sum deducted for coffining and other expenses incurred by the military authorities applicable in each case from the...

  • Public Meetings (Soldiers' Attendance). (7 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether he has considered the letter sent to him by the hon. Member for West Fife drawing attention to the standing orders at Woolwich Royal Artillery depot...

  • Staff Officers Over 61 (Employment). (3 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War how many staff officers aged over 61 are now employed in this country; and whether the Government's policy in regard to the employment of these officers is...

  • Home Guard. (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether, in view of the existing ambiguity, he will define the position of commissioned officers of the Home Guard, stating to what extent they have the...

  • Physical Training (Hoops). (6 speeches)

    Miss Ward: asked the Secretary of State for War for what purposes the hoops are used which have been ordered for the Army?

  • Coastal Raids (Warning). (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether he has yet devised and made known to the civilian population the form of warning to be given to them in the event of any attempted enemy attacks upon...

  • Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. (6 speeches)

    Mr. McNeil: asked the Secretary of State for War whether consequent upon the formation of the Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, he will transfer from the Royal Army Ordnance Corps...

  • Camp Incident (Complaint). (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War (1) under what authority a soldier, who refuses to obey an order to put on uniform, is forcibly dressed; (2) whether he is aware of the forcible dressing and...

  • Military Hospitals (Outpatients). (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is now satisfied that adequate records are kept at military hospitals of the visits of outpatients?

  • Discharged Men (Clothes Allowance). (9 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War what clothing, and or money for the purchase of clothing, is now given to a private soldier when he is discharged from the Army; and is there a larger sum...

  • Voluntary Aid Detachments. (18 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware of the indignation caused by the proposed transfer of Voluntary Aid Detachment nurses to the Auxiliary Territorial Service, involving...