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Orders of the Day — Government Contracts (Major Reid-Kellett).

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 2nd May 1940.

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Photo of Mr Richard Stokes Mr Richard Stokes , Ipswich

I am sorry it was not possible for the hon. Gentleman to hear my opening remarks. Probably he would have spoken differently if he had. I endeavoured to make it clear that the inquiry conducted by the hon. and learned Member for Bolton (Sir C. Entwistle) was utterly useless as far as Major Reid-Kellett was concerned. There has been no opportunity to produce witnesses, and it was only a cursory preliminary inquiry. The hon. and learned Gentleman would admit himself that Major Reid-Kellett had no opportunity to produce his witnesses and to substantiate his case.