§ 68. Mr. Edward Davies
asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is now in a position to let the hon. Member for Stoke-on-Trent, North have a reply to his letters of 22nd April and 10th June respecting the case of 21183194 Gunner W. Copeland; and what is the present position and the reason for the delay.
§ Mr. Head
The contents of the hon. Member's letter of 22nd April were considered by the superior military authority, who reviewed the proceedings on 16th June and decided that the sentence on this soldier should stand. Since then the proceedings have been despatched to the War Office, but have not yet been received.
§ 69. Mr. Houghton
asked the Secretary of State for War whether the court-martial sentences on 22331472 Fusilier 73W Taylor and other soldiers of the Northumberland Fusiliers have again been reviewed; and whether he will make a statement.
§ 73. Mr. R. Taylor
asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is now able to state the result of the review of the court-martial sentences on Private Hamilton and other soldiers of the Northumberland Fusiliers.
§ 70. Mr. Reeves
asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will consider a special review of the sentence passed on Driver J. J. Robins on 31st August, 1951, for desertion on account of the domestic circumstances involved in this case.