Oral Answers to Questions — Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean.

– in the House of Commons on 3rd June 1942.

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Photo of Mr George Garro-Jones Mr George Garro-Jones , Aberdeen North

asked the Prime Minister the relationship, or authority, of the Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean, to the Commander-in-Chief, Malta?

Photo of Mr Clement Attlee Mr Clement Attlee , Stepney Limehouse

The Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean, controls the disposition of all His Majesty's ships in the Mediterranean. Those detailed by him to operate from Malta do so under the direction of Vice-Admiral, Malta, who is himself under the direction of the Commander-in-Chief, Malta, General Lord Gort, for all purposes in connection with the defence of Malta.