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Civilian Identity Cards

Volume 414: debated on Thursday 11 October 1945

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asked the Minister of Health when civilian identity cards will be dispensed with.

Release of R.A.F. Personnel:—Officer Branches and Airman trades in which the rate of release is retarded.
In general releases in November and December for the R.A.F. will reach group 23 but there are some officer branches and airman trades in which releases will be made up to Groups 24 and 25 respectively. The following tables how the branches and trades in which group 23 is not reached.
Sub. branch.Age and Service Group reached.Trade.Age and Service Group reached.
General DutiesMeteorological Air Observer.22Aircrew Met. Air Observer.22
Medical20Medical and Dental trades.22
Dental21Clerk Accounting16
Accountant16Clerk Equip. Accts.16
Equipment18Clerk Pay Accts.16
Meteorological20Clerk G.D.22
TechnicalSignals13Clerk Maps22
TechnicalEngineer18Clerk Postal22
TechnicalSignals Radar19Clerk Provisioning22
R.A.F. Regiment21Clerk Special duties22
A. & S.D.Special duties Signals13Cooks19
M.T.17Equipment Assistants21
Signals Radar19
Provost and Security20
Physical Fitness22
Ops Room duties22

The National Register renders important services to the country, e.g., in the field of rationing and the wartime system of electoral registration. I am not yet in a position to say when the National Register can be dispensed with.