§ Mr. Mander
asked the Secretary of State for War what progress has been made in the recruitment of Palestinian subjects into the Armed Forces?
§ Mr. Lipson
asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will give an assurance that no difficulties will be put in the way of Jewish residents in Palestine who wish to join the volunteer force and play their part in the defence of the country?
§ Mr. George Hall
The High Commissioner is empowered to accept the services of any persons who are Palestinian citizens, irrespective of race, who desire to join the volunteer force and offer their services to His Majesty. The strength of the force will be determined from time to time by the High Commissioner in accordance with the military requirements of the situation.