Oral Answers to Questions — British Army (Motor Car Driving, Officers).

– in the House of Commons on 12th March 1942.

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Photo of Mr Ivor Thomas Mr Ivor Thomas , Keighley

asked the Under-Secretary of State for War what is the reason for the ban on the driving of Army motor cars by officers; and whether, in order to release soldiers from other duties and women for productive work, he will relax the ban?

Photo of Mr Arthur Henderson Mr Arthur Henderson , Kingswinford

I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer given to my hon. Friend the Member for Blackpool (Mr. Roland Robinson) on 25th February, 1942.

Photo of Mr John Tinker Mr John Tinker , Leigh

Does the reply quoted remove the ban?

Photo of Mr Arthur Henderson Mr Arthur Henderson , Kingswinford

No, for the reasons given in the reply to which I have referred.