Overseas Personnel (Transfer Home)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — British Army – in the House of Commons on 15th December 1942.

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Photo of Sir James Grigg Sir James Grigg , Cardiff East

Opportunities for transfer to the home establishment occur so seldom that the application of the priority suggested in the Question might well lead to the exclusion of cases with even stronger claims. As things are at present, I do not think the general arrangements now in force for these transfers can be altered. I gave a brief outline of these arrangements in an answer to my hon. Friends the Members for Leigh (Mr. Tinker) and East Fulham (Mr. Astor) on 8th December.