HC Deb 19 December 1962 vol 669 c192W
Mr. Emrys Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for War what is the number of men who have intimated their desire to stand at coming by-elections; and what are the regiments in which they are serving.

Mr. Profumo

One officer and five other ranks are known to have applied to stand at forthcoming by-elections. Two of them are serving in the Royal Corps of Signals, two in the Royal Army Ordnance Corps, one in the Royal Engineers, and one in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.