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Casualties

Volume 481: debated on Wednesday 22 November 1950

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64.

asked the Minister of Defence what percentage of casualties among the British Forces in Korea comprises National Service men.

The total casualties sustained in the Korean operations up to midnight, 18th November, were 51 killed or died of wounds, 173 wounded and five missing.

Details are as follows:

I cannot at present increase the supply of sugar going to the industry so as to enable production to be increased, and I have certainly no intention of de-rationing sweets at the present level of supplies; this would merely drive them under the counter, and enable the largest purses to get an unfair share.