HC Deb 01 March 1917 vol 90 c2167W

asked the Under-Secretary of State for War if he will specify the Regulation under which Irishmen serving in English regiments on the Continent have not been allowed leave of absence since May, 1915, although Englishmen in the same regiments have had leave of absence twice and officers many times within that period?


Leave is a matter which lies within the discretion of the Commander-in-Chief, but I am quite sure that there is no rule discriminating in the sense suggested.

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