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Ex-Servicemen (Training)

Volume 414: debated on Monday 15 October 1945

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asked the Minister of Agriculture what progress is being made in the organisation of training for ex-Service-men on the land, in agriculture and horticulture.

asked the Minister of Agriculture how many applications have been received for agricultural training under his scheme from disabled and non-disabled persons released from war service; and how many have been approved and placed.

Arrangements for farm training have been completed in all counties. Proposals are in train for the establishment of centres for institutional training in 14 counties. Three hundred and fourty-four applications for training had been received up to 30th September. Two hundred and fifteen applicants had been approved and placed in training, and a further 29 approved applicants were awaiting placing.