Voluntary Aid Detachments.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 16th July 1942.

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Photo of Major-General Sir Alfred Knox Major-General Sir Alfred Knox , Wycombe

asked the Secretary of State for War when he proposes to receive the promised deputation of Voluntary Aid Detachments?

Photo of Mr Duncan Sandys Mr Duncan Sandys , Lambeth Norwood

My right hon. Friend hopes to receive the deputation very shortly.

Photo of Major-General Sir Alfred Knox Major-General Sir Alfred Knox , Wycombe

Why has this deputation been so constantly postponed?

Photo of Mr Duncan Sandys Mr Duncan Sandys , Lambeth Norwood

Discussions have been going on in the meantime between the War Office and the voluntary organisations concerned. I can assure the hon. and gallant Member that my right hon. Friend is just as keen as he is to get this matter settled quickly.