§ Mr. Maxton
asked the Minister of Labour how many of the tribunals dealing with conscientious objectors have so far met; how many cases have been heard in each; how many complete exemptions have been given; how many conditional exemptions; how many have been ordered to join non-combatant corps; and how many have been completely rejected?2127W
§ Mr. E. Brown
As at 22nd October, 1939, nine local tribunals had met. The number of decisions given at that date was: London, 327; South Western, 166; Midlands, 18; Northumberland and Durham, 87; North Eastern, 28; South Wales, 99; South West Scotland, 148; South East Scotland, 19; North Scotland, 6. One hundred and thirteen persons were registered unconditionally by the tribunals as conscientious objectors, 365 were registered conditionally, and 189 were removed from the conscientious objector register.