HC Deb 02 May 1950 vol 474 cc1550-1
7. Mr. J. Langford-Holt

asked the Minister of Labour to what extent exemption from call-up is extended to those whose occupations will require that they remain in civilian employment in the event of hostilities.

Mr. Isaacs

At present young men employed in coal mining, agriculture and the Merchant Navy are not called up so long as they remain satisfactorily so employed.

Mr. Langford-Holt

Do I understand from the Minister's reply that there is no intention on the part of the Government to extend this principle?

Mr. Isaacs

I would much rather the hon. Gentleman put that down as another Question.

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