§ Sir W. Wayland
asked the Secretary of State for War whether, in view of the successful termination of the campaign in North Africa, Army personnel of 50 years of age and over can now be released from foreign service?1474W
§ Mr. A. Henderson
The availability of shipping and operational needs limit the number of men who can be brought back from overseas theatres and I regret that it would not be possible to adopt a general rule on the lines suggested by my hon. Friend.