HC Deb 07 June 1939 vol 348 cc428-9W
Mr. De Chair

asked the Lord Privy Seal what is the total number of people in this country who have volunteered for National Service in the event of war apart from the fighting services?

Sir J. Anderson

The estimated number of applications for enrolment in the various services of Civil Defence since the opening of the National Service Campaign in January last is now 900,000. The actual number of persons at present enrolled for such services is about 2,150,000.