HC Deb 18 January 1940 vol 356 c198
7. Mr. Keeling

asked the Minister of Labour what was the percentage of con scientious objectors before and after the outbreak of war, respectively?

Mr. E. Brown

1.8 per cent. of the persons registered under the Military Training Act up to the outbreak of war were provisionally registered as conscientious objectors. The corresponding figures since the outbreak of war for the registrations under the National Service (Armed Forces) Act are 2.2 per cent. for the October registration and 2.1 per cent. for the December registration.