Service Canteens, Wolverhampton.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 24th February 1942.

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Photo of Mr Ian Hannah Mr Ian Hannah , Wolverhampton Bilston

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware of the dissatisfaction caused in Wolverhampton by the regulation that no civilian may be served with refreshments in the Forces canteen and social club, preventing soldiers from bringing wives or other friends; and will he modify this ruling?

Photo of Mr Duncan Sandys Mr Duncan Sandys , Lambeth Norwood

In view of the limited accommodation, supplies, equipment and staff, it would not be possible to admit any further classes of persons to Service canteens and institutes, without seriously curtailing the amenities at present enjoyed.