HC Deb 18 October 1945 vol 414 cc1358-9
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 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.