Demobilisation

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th November 1946.

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Photo of Mr Samuel Viant Mr Samuel Viant , Willesden West 12:00 am, 27th November 1946

asked the Secretary of State for Air if he is aware that the de mobilisation programme for January, February and March, 1947, provides for the release of men up to Group 49 for ground personnel; that men with over three years' service are in groups as high as 56; and if he will give an indication as to when Groups 55 to 60 in the R.A.F. are likely to be released.

Photo of Mr Geoffrey De Freitas Mr Geoffrey De Freitas , Nottingham Central

The answer to the first two parts of the Question is "Yes, Sir." As regards the last part of the Question, there is nothing I can add to the statement of 6th November by my right hon. Friend the Minister of Labour and to the White Paper on "Call Up to the Forces."