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Militiamen

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 24 April 1951

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether, in view of their conscript service of at least six and a half years, it is intended to recall for Z training militiamen originally called up for six months under the Military Training Act, 1939.

No, Sir. As these are militiamen they are specifically excluded from call-up by the terms of the Reserve and Auxiliary Forces (Training) Act, 1951. Some of them may have received warning notices issued before the Act became law but these should by now have been cancelled.

When the right hon. Gentleman says that they have been cancelled, does it mean that a specific notification has been sent to the people concerned?