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Cadets (National Service)

Volume 496: debated on Thursday 28 February 1952

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will consult with the Minister of Labour as to the desirability of exempting from National Service in the armed forces men who have enrolled as police cadets in under-manned forces and who intend continuing in the police service.

No. The experience gained by police cadets during their service with the armed forces is of great value and makes them better policemen.