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Would my right hon. Friend reconsider those regulations, to see whether it would not be desirable to dispense with off-duty saluting in London, Aldershot, and other places in which large numbers of troops are stationed, and, if not, will be see that the regulations are obeyed?
I will certainly consider that question, but I would remind the House that this question solved itself in a commonsense manner in the last war, and I see no reason why it should not this time.
Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the effect of this is that many, soldiers and officers on leave immediately change into civilian clothes in order that they may walk about without the necessity of saluting?