HC Deb 26 March 1956 vol 550 c167W
Mr. Hastings

asked the Minister of Labour the total number of men medically examined prior to call-up for National Service in 1954 and 1955.

Mr. Iain Macleod

The total number of medical examinations, including re-examinations, made under the National Service Acts during 1954 and 1955 were 239,575 and 221,354 respectively. Re-examinations are not recorded separately.