HC Deb 18 August 1919 vol 119 c1938W

asked the Secretary of State for War whether, in view of the proposed reduction in the personnel of the Army, he can see his way to immediately release youths and young men who at the time of attestation or calling up were students, so that they may resume their studies, which have been seriously interrupted?


As I stated on Thursday last, in reply to the hon. Member for Merioneth (Mr. Haydn Jones), I regret that I cannot agree to release any of the men referred to by my hon. Friend unless their demobilisation is provided for in the Memorandum recently published.

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