X-ray Examinations (Recruits).

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 28th July 1942.

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Photo of Mr Thomas Hewlett Mr Thomas Hewlett , Manchester Exchange

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?

Photo of Sir James Grigg Sir James Grigg , Cardiff East

In view of the many uncertain factors, I regret that I can give no reliable estimate of the cost. But my hon. Friend will appreciate that the difficulty of introducing any such scheme would be primarily in the shortage of the necessary apparatus and personnel.