HC Deb 20 December 1955 vol 547 cc281-2W
55. Mr. W. Griffiths

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will give an assurance that National Service men employed on operational exercises have had adequate training to ensure that lives are not endangered through inexperience.

Mr. Head

Yes. One of the main objects of the training given is to minimise danger.

65. Mr. Beswick

asked the Secretary of State for War whether, in view of the deteriorating situation in Cyprus, he will change the policy under which National Service men are sent to that theatre after 10 weeks' training.

Mr. Head