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Directed Mineworkers

Volume 414: debated on Thursday 25 October 1945

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asked the Minister of Labour when men who, while serving in the Army, responded to the Government's appeals for volunteers for the mines and who were subsequently released for work in the mines in W (T) T.A. Reserve and who, in some cases, have been living and working away from their homes for up wards of four years and are still liable on release from the mines to be called to complete their service in the Army, will be permanently discharged.

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given to the hon. Member for Surrey, Eastern (Mr. Astor), to a similar Question on 9th October.