Regulars (Extended Service)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Armed Forces – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th January 1951.

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Photo of Mr John Profumo Mr John Profumo , Stratford-on-Avon 12:00 am, 24th January 1951

Is the Minister aware that there are many fit men who now find themselves ineligible, because, on paper, they are due to come back within 12 months but may go on serving overseas for the duration of a very lengthy crisis? Would the Minister of Defence take action which will rectify this injustice, and either bring these men home earlier or allow their wives to join them?