HC Deb 18 May 1909 vol 5 cc379-80W

asked the Secretary of State for War whether any men have been discharged from the Enfield Small Arms Factory during the last month or so; and, if so, how many and for what cause?


Since 1st April there have been the following discharges: 12 men who have reached the age of 60 years; 1 man through infirmity of body; 1 man voluntarily; 1 man on reduction at his own request; 10 men (gaugemakers) on cessation of the temporary employment for which they were taken on; 3 lads on reaching the age of 21 years.