§ Mr. R. Gibson
asked the Secretary of State for War what offers he has received from ex-officers of the Army of 50 years of age and over who are skilled anthropologists; what decision he has come to on the matter; and whether he has any statement to make regarding the utilisation of their services, with a view to the most beneficial occupation of personnel?
§ Sir V. Warrender
Suggestions have been received from an ex-officer regarding an anthropometric survey of the Army. I am advised, however, that, though such a survey might be of scientific interest, it is impossible in present circumstances to carry it out, owing to the time which would be required for the purpose.