HC Deb 26 July 1955 vol 544 cc99-100W
62. Mr. Moss

asked the Minister of Labour how many National Service men have been rejected through physical incapacity; how many men have objected on grounds of conscience; how many have asked for deferment in the six months ended 30th June, 1955; and what proportion each figure represents of the total of National Service men called up during this period.

whom separate figures are not available, were called up in the twelve months ended 31st March, 1955, and about 7,200 were granted deferment in the same period.