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Civil Defence (Class Z Reservists)

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 10 April 1951

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will make a statement as to the conditions under which Class Z reservists can enrol in the Civil Defence services, indicating the age and categories of Civil Defence in which they will be accepted for service.

As regards the Civil Defence Corps, I would refer my hon. Friend to the detailed reply which my right hon. Friend gave on 25th May, last, to a Question by the hon. and gallant Member for Finchley (Captain Crowder). The conditions of eligibility for the Auxiliary Fire Service for Class Z reservists are identical with those for the Rescue and Pioneer Sections of the Corps.