War Workers (Exit Permits to Northern Ireland)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence – in the House of Commons on 22nd October 1942.

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Photo of Professor Douglas Savory Professor Douglas Savory , Queen's University of Belfast

Would it not be possible as a practical suggestion to reduce the period of six weeks which the right hon. Gentleman is now allowing before exacting the passport with photograph? Does he not think this is rather too long, and that with advantage that period of six weeks could be reduced?