HC Deb 07 November 1939 vol 353 cc62-3W
Mr. Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will consider the advisability of suspending the age-limit for the employment of civilian employés in the Ordnance Department in order that men just over the age-limit who are able and willing to resume their duties should be available for re-engagement as and when required?

Mr. Hore-Belisha

It is not considered desirable to suspend the age limit as a general rule, but exceptions are made in appropriate cases.

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