Oral Answers to Questions — Jamaica (Civil Defence).

– in the House of Commons on 30th June 1942.

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Photo of Mr David Adams Mr David Adams , Consett

asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether, in view of recent enemy action in the Carribbean, it is now intended to establish in Jamaica adequate Civil Defence and air-raid shelter schemes?

Photo of Mr Harold Macmillan Mr Harold Macmillan , Stockton-on-Tees

A number of Civil Defence measures have already been instituted in Jamaica, and my Noble Friend is already in touch with the Governor with a view to making good any deficiencies as rapidly as possible.

Photo of Mr David Adams Mr David Adams , Consett

Is the Minister aware of the very strong demands, both at public meetings and in the Press, for a proper system of air-raid protection?