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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionHis family came too
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date12 May 1939
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptMilitary Training Bill Recruits This Way 20-21 No Profits from Arms Public Control
of Money & Industry More promotion from the ranks Fair pay & allowances The vote
at 18 Democr Rights More education chances
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Hore-Belisha; Leslie (1893-1957)
NotesThe Introduction of Compulsory Military Service.
- The Government's plan for compulsory military service was announced in the House of Commons on
April 26 by Mr Chamberlain. It is as follows: 1) All men between their twentieth and twenty-first
birthdays will be called up for six months military training ... Limitation on Arms Profits: "I
will now mention another matter which has frequently been referred to in the discusions on the
subject of compulsory military service - namely, what is sometimes called the "conscription of
wealth" ... We intend to take further steps to limit the profits of firms mainly engaged on the
rearmament programme, and necessary legistlation will be introduced at an early date. ...
[Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.3544]
SubjectsArmaments
Armed forces
Behaviour
Education
International relations
Legislation
Military Training Bill
Parliament
Philosophies
Politics
Social attitudes
conscription
economics
family
government policy
promotion
recruitment
socialism
traditionalism
voters
wages
youths
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Fax: 02075660388
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