§ MR. COURTNEY
I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for War whether, in the event of twelve years men responding to the invitation to rejoin the colours, they will have the option of extending their time to serve on for a pension.
*MR. J. POWELL-WILLIAMS (for Mr. WYNDHAM)
As the Under Secretary of State has already explained* to the*See page 570 of this volume.1419 House, men who re-enlist for the new permanent battalions will, if they have at least three years to serve, be permitted to serve on for pension. The conditions are under consideration.