HC Deb 06 August 1914 vol 65 cc2058-9

I beg to ask the Prime Minister whether, in order to avoid the disfranchisement of Reservists or others who are now serving their country, if they are otherwise disqualified as lodgers, provision will be made that the claims required by law may be signed on their behalf by any person having knowledge of the facts in the same manner as was provided for in the case of the South African War, by the Electoral Disabilities (Military Service) Removal Act, 1900?

The PRIME MINISTER (Mr. Asquith)

The Government hope to deal with this matter to-day, and trust that the Bill will pass through all its stages.

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