Women Police Patrols.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men. – in the House of Commons on 23rd March 1922.

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Photo of Mrs Margaret Wintringham Mrs Margaret Wintringham , Louth Borough

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asked the Home Secretary whether he proposes to disband the women police before the opinion of the House has been taken on the matter?

Photo of Mr Edward Shortt Mr Edward Shortt , Newcastle upon Tyne West

As I have already explained, the disbandment will take place gradually, as from the 31st instant, as the engagements of the patrols expire. The matter can be raised if an opportunity occurs, but if the required savings are to be effected the process of disbandment must be commenced as soon as possible.