HC Deb 19 October 1916 vol 86 cc740-1W

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that when lads under age are discharged, even after a year or more service, the War Office refuses them a civilian suit of clothes on the ground of the expense they have been to the State; whether this practice has his sanction; and whether he will remedy it?


Civilian clothing is issuable to the men mentioned in the question under already existing regulations, and I am not aware that the supply of a civilian suit has been refused to any man as described in the question.