Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence Wardens (Military Training).

– in the House of Commons on 1st July 1942.

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Photo of Mr Daniel Lipson Mr Daniel Lipson , Cheltenham

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is satisfied that the military training of Civil Defence wardens who wish to co-operate with the Home Guard is of a sufficiently practical nature; and, in particular, that it includes rifle practice?

Photo of Mr Duncan Sandys Mr Duncan Sandys , Lambeth Norwood

Yes, Sir. Civil Defence wardens who join the Home Guard receive the same training as other members of the Force.

Photo of Mr Daniel Lipson Mr Daniel Lipson , Cheltenham

Could my right hon. Friend see that instructions from the War Office in this matter are generally carried out, because, as he knows from correspondence I have sent to him, it is not always so?

Photo of Mr Duncan Sandys Mr Duncan Sandys , Lambeth Norwood

I have reason to believe that they are being properly carried out.