I appreciate that. Nevertheless, interested as he is in the welfare of those who serve and no one has exhibited a greater interest-I am sure the Minister of National Defence for Air would welcome a discussion of this subject so vitally in need of consideration at the present time.
With reference particularly to the minister's department, I should like to secure from him a statement respecting elementary flying training schools, and whether it is the intention of the government to continue that system. Will he tell the committee whether any changes ave taken place in the past year with respect to the administration of the elementary flying training schools, and the matter of profits now being received by civilian shareholders and, generally, make a statement as to whether or not the present system will be continued after the war?
While the minister says that the matter of rehabilitation does not come strictly within his department, may I point out that I have received complaints from two or three young men, sergeant-pilots who have been invalided