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Compassionate Release Applications

Volume 416: debated on Thursday 29 November 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will state the grounds of refusal to men who apply for release under Class C.

No, Sir. Although general rules are laid down, this is really a matter of assessing the merits of individual cases in conformity with those rules, and to give detailed explanations would only result in fruitless correspondence which would delay the great mass of cases now under consideration.