HC Deb 27 March 1928 vol 162 c240
39. Lieut.- Colonel HOWARD-BURY

asked the Under-Secretary of State for War whether it is proposed to take any steps to amend the rules of field punishment so as to render it no longer permissible to inflict what is known as Field Punishment No. 1?

Lieut.-Colonel GUINNESS

Yes, Sir; the Army Council after careful consideration have decided to abolish Field Punishment No. 1, and steps will be taken to lay the necessary amended rules on the Table of the House. in due. course.

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