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Volume 413: debated on Friday 24 August 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether, in view of the shortage of doctors in civilian life, he can hold out any prospects of a speedier release of doctors from the Army.

Yes, Sir. The release of doctors is being accelerated in accordance with the quicker release of the Army as a whole. Some delay in the release of certain categories of medical specialists will occur owing to the existing shortage and difficulty in finding replacements in these special categories.