HC Deb 18 May 1944 vol 400 cc352-3W
Mr. Viant

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the right of all British soldiers to refuse vaccination was observed by the Governor of Gibraltar in the orders he issued on 9th March; and, if not, whether he will point out to the Governor that members of the Services from Great Britain have a right to go overseas to any part of the battle area without being compelled to undergo vaccination and that this right cannot be taken away by a Governor.

Sir J. Grigg

I have been asked to reply. The Regulations in this matter are clear and in general well known throughout the Army. I have no knowledge of the incident to which my hon. Friend refers but inquiries are being made.

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