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Conscientious Objectors (North Wales Tribunal)

Volume 390: debated on Wednesday 30 June 1943

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asked the Minister of Labour the number of cases decided by the North Wales local tribunal dealing with conscientious objectors under the chairmanship of Sir Artemus Jones and under the chairmanship of His Honour Judge Samuel, giving the number and percentage in each case of adjudications of unconditional exemption, conditional exemption, non-combatant duties and military service respectively?

The North Wales local tribunal under the chairmanship of Sir Thomas Artemus Jones ordered 71 persons to be registered in the conscientious objectors register unconditionally, 788 conditionally and 297 for non-combatant duties and ordered the names of 122 persons to be removed from that register. Those figures represent 6, 62, 23 and 9 per cent. respectively. The corresponding orders made by the tribunal under the chairmanship of Judge Samuel up to the 31st March, 1943 were 5, 148, 87 and 281 representing r, 28, 17 and 54 per cent. respectively.