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Duty (Exemptions)

Volume 395: debated on Thursday 2 December 1943

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asked the Home Secretary whether he will now issue instructions to exempt from duty or compulsory service all Civil Defence workers and persons covered by any fire-watching Order who can produce a medical certificate declaring that he or she is suffering from thrombosis or phlebitis?

Provision is already made for the exemption to such extent as may be necessary of persons permanently or temporarily medically unfit to perform civil defence or fireguard duties.