Oral Answers to Questions — British Army

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  • Discharge Leave (Hospital Cases) (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War what progress has been made in the consideration, by the various Departments concerned, of the position of sick or wounded Servicemen who have to spend their...

  • Transferred Personnel (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether, on the transfer of a soldier from other arms of the Service to infantry, every effort is made to secure that he is posted to a regiment that has some...

  • Cadets (Home Guard Equipment) (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether rifles, ammunition and denims that are or were held in charge of the Home Guard can now be made available to the Army Cadet battalions.

  • War Office (Correspondence) (9 speeches)

    Mr. Quintin Hoģģ: asked the Secretary of State for War what is the average number of letters to his Department at present being received per month from Members of Parliament and from the...

  • War Gratuities (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether, in a case where a man has deserted his wife and family, it will be permissible for the wife to draw the additional money which he has obtained on her...

  • Territorial Drill Halls (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War how soon it will be possible to clear Territorial Army drill halls of the arms and equipment which, at present, preclude the public from making even...

  • Case for Inquiry (6 speeches)

    Mr. J. J. Davidson: asked the Secretary of State for War if he has now fully investigated the case of Private Thomas Laird, an exemplary soldier with four years' service who, after taking part...

  • Building Technicians (Release) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War the number of officers and building trade technicians in the R.E. works services establishment, now stationed in England, who have little or nothing to occupy...

  • Psychosis Cases (Discharge Procedure) (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether he has now issued a new Order dealing with the discharge procedure in cases of soldiers suffering from psychosis in place of A.O. W9.

  • Higher Age Groups (Physical Training) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War if he is aware that men over 40 years of age are frequently compelled to do physical training and undertake long marches with men of 18 and 19 years of age,...

  • B.L.A. Units (Mention) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War why there is such delay in giving the divisional numbers and names of regiments of the British Army in operations in Europe, when similar information in...

  • Requisitioned Property and Land (Release) (17 speeches)

    Mr. De la Bère: asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will give an assurance that the branch of his Department which deals with the requisitioning of houses, public halls and...

  • Leave Scheme, Far East (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether those categories who could not benefit from the leave scheme for Forces in the Far East can now be placed in the same position as other soldiers in...

  • Soap Supplies (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War why no washing soap is issued to soldiers in the B.L.A.; and whether such an issue will be made along with the issue of toilet soap.

  • Malaria Cases (Repatriation) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War after how many attacks of malaria soldiers fighting in Burma and Eastern theatres of war are considered for repatriation on medical grounds; and how many have...

  • Tropical Kit Allowances (4 speeches)

    Miss Ward: asked the Secretary of State for War whether he can make any statement with regard to increased tropical kit allowances.

  • Doctor, Sussex (Release) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War if he is aware that a district in Sussex, of which he has been informed, with a scattered population of some 3,000, will be left without adequate medical...

  • Repatriated Prisoners of War (Leave) (2 speeches)

    Miss Ward: asked the Secretary of State for War if he will give an assurance that the period of leave due to sick repatriated prisoners of war only commences after discharge from hospital.