HC Deb 08 October 1924 vol 177 c580W

asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the pledges given by the Government regarding the granting of permanency to ex-service men temporarily employed in the Civil Service without examination, he will reconsider his decision to adopt the, Report of the Southborough Committee, which definitely repudiates the principle which was accepted by his party prior to the last Election?


The decision of the Government to accept the recommendations of the Southborough Committee was taken after a full and careful consideration of its Report, and I see no reason to reconsider that decision.

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