asked the Minister of Labour the number of men called up for national service during the first six months of 1947.
One hundred thousand.
asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons liable for military service who have failed to answer any summons to present themselves for such service; and whether any proceedings have been, or will be taken against such persons who have not obeyed such summons.
My right hon. Friend the Minister of Defence is having inquiries made and will write the hon. Member.