HC Deb 12 December 1944 vol 406 c1052
77. Mr. Hammersley

asked the Minister of Labour whether the services of Metropolitan War Reserve Police constables, now in the Forces, will be taken into consideration in assessing qualifications for demobilisation.

The Joint Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Labour (Mr. Tomlinson)

No, Sir.

Mr. Hammersley

Does it not appear unjust that these officers, whose services were so much required, should have no consideration given to their service?

Mr. Tomlinson

The difficulty is not in recognising their services, but in distinguishing between theirs and other services of a similar kind.