Home Guard.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 10th March 1942.

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Photo of Mr Ian Hannah Mr Ian Hannah , Wolverhampton Bilston

asked the Under-Secretary of State for War whether it is intended to give colonels of the Home Guard any entertaining allowance?

Photo of Mr Ian Hannah Mr Ian Hannah , Wolverhampton Bilston

Is not my hon. Friend aware that the present system makes it extremely difficult for a poor man to hold office?

Photo of Mr Duncan Sandys Mr Duncan Sandys , Lambeth Norwood

Entertaining is not regarded as a part of the military duties of Home Guard commanders.