Forces, Korea (Miners, Release)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Defence – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th April 1952.

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Photo of Mr George Sylvester Mr George Sylvester , Pontefract 12:00 am, 9th April 1952

Will the Minister make this generally known to these men because an injury was done to them in that they were serving their country and could not take advantage of the scheme; and, secondly, in view of the fact that his right hon. Friend, about a fortnight ago, said that there were nearly 12,000 vacancies in the mining industry, would not these men be of assistance to the mining industry, because they could go into productive work with very little training and at less cost than it takes to train trainees?