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Royal Navy And Royal Marines

Volume 414: debated on Wednesday 17 October 1945

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asked the Minister of Labour for what reason the men who were released from the Royal Navy to work in the gas industry under A.F.O. 587/44 are denied the same rights as to leave and leave pay as men who were released to perform similar essential services under Class B release scheme.

asked the Minister of Labour whether he is prepared to reconsider the cases of men released from the Royal Marines to industry being denied the 56 days' leave given to Class A releases.

I would refer the hon. Members to the reply given to the hon. Member for Wimbledon (Mr. Palmer) on 9th October on a similar Question. The Question has already been fully considered and I should not feel justified in reopening it now.