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Motor Driving And Maintenance (Instruction)

Volume 387: debated on Wednesday 3 March 1943

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asked the Minister of Labour whether, in view of the value of mechanical knowledge to the Services and especially to the Army, in respect of motor-vehicle driving, he will arrange with the President of the Board of Education for mechanical tuition and driving to be given to everyone for one year before they join the Forces so that, when they are called up, they will be able to drive and maintain vehicles?

No, Sir. My right hon. Friend does not regard the proposal as practicable.