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Reservists (Recall)

Volume 481: debated on Wednesday 22 November 1950

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asked the Minister of Defence how many reservists in each Service have been recalled to the Forces; and how many of these men are still retained though their reserve obligation would normally now have expired.

Twenty-four officers and 659 ratings have been recalled to the Royal Navy, 332 officers and 6.334 other ranks to the Army. No R.A.F. reservists have been recalled. It would not be possible without disproportionate effort to say how many of these men have completed the original period of their reserve liability.