Saluting (Fire Service).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence. – in the House of Commons on 29th January 1942.

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Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

It is when on duty. They are not required to salute when off duty. The practice follows that adopted by the old fire brigades in many parts of the country, including, I may say, the Fire Brigade of the London County Council when it was under the Council. I do not remember that my hon. Friend, when he and I were acting closely together—off and on—on the London County Council, ever protested against saluting by London firemen.