HC Deb 22 November 1956 vol 560 cc109-10W
Sir A. Bossom

asked the Minister of Labour if he will give consideration to granting agricultural workers engaged on chick-sexing work indefinite deferment from National Service.

Mr. Iain Macleod

Under current arrangements young men who are being trained as chick-sexers are granted deferment of call-up to enable them to complete their training. Thereafter they are eligible for consideration for further deferment of call-up under the arrangements applicable to agricultural workers generally.

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