47. Lieut.-Commander Clark Hutchison
asked the Prime Minister if he can make a statement outlining the Government's long-term policy in regard to compulsory military service.
§ 52. Mr. McGovern
asked the Prime Minister if he will make a statement concerning the future of conscription in Great Britain.
§ The Prime Minister
This is a matter which can only be settled as part of His Majesty's Government's long-term defence 1359 policy as a whole. No decision can be taken until further progress has been made with the settlement of the worldwide problems arising from the war.