HC Deb 06 December 1944 vol 406 c535W
Wing-Commander Hulbert

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he is aware that certain British officers who were transferred into the Indian Army on this account lose their right to vote at the next General Election; and what steps he proposes to take to remedy this.

Mr. H. Morrison

It is intended in the proposed legislation on electoral matters which will be introduced shortly to include provisions to enable officers holding temporary war-time commissions in the Indian Army to qualify for electoral registration, if they can declare to an address in the United Kingdom. This will cover the persons whom I think my hon. and gallant Friend has in mind.

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