Lieut.-General Sir Alan Cunningham.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 27th January 1942.

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Photo of Mr Richard Stokes Mr Richard Stokes , Ipswich

asked the Secretary of State for War how soon it is intended to appoint Lieutenant-General Sir Alan Cunningham, recently relieved of his command in Libya, to a new post; and whether he will state the nature of that post?

Photo of Mr David Margesson Mr David Margesson , Rugby

Lieutenant-General Sir Alan Cunningham is at present on sick leave, and the question of his re-employment will not arise until he is once again passed fit for duty.

Photo of Mr Richard Stokes Mr Richard Stokes , Ipswich

Has the Minister himself seen Sir Alan Cunningham since he came home, and is he satisfied that he has been placed in the correct medical category?

Photo of Mr David Margesson Mr David Margesson , Rugby

That is not really for me to decide.

Photo of Major-General Sir Alfred Knox Major-General Sir Alfred Knox , Wycombe

Is it not a fact that Lieutenant-General Sir Alan Cunningham did very well in Abyssinia?