§ Mr. R. Gibson
asked the Minister of Labour whether he has considered, in conjunction with the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Secretary of State for War, what steps may be taken to allow men who have lost their jobs and are without expectation of receiving employment, to enlist in His Majesty's Forces; and whether he has any statement to make on the subject?
§ Mr. E. Brown
As broadcast by the B.B.C. on 1st September, arrangements are in existence for men who may wish 2103W to volunteer for service in the Armed Forces of the Crown for the period of the emergency to register their particulars at a local office of the Ministry of Labour and National Service. I understand that a limited number of these volunteers are being enlisted in the Army, and that the question of the enlistment in the future of further numbers of volunteers is at present under consideration.