Oral Answers to Questions — Middle East (Commander-in- Chief).

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

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Photo of Mr Richard Stokes Mr Richard Stokes , Ipswich

asked the Prime Minister when he proposes to appoint a Commander-in-Chief for the Middle East?

Photo of Mr Clement Attlee Mr Clement Attlee , Stepney Limehouse

If any changes of this character were deemed desirable they would no doubt be announced in due course.

Photo of Mr Richard Stokes Mr Richard Stokes , Ipswich

Is my right hon. Friend aware that the Prime Minister recently stated that General Auchinleck was giving his undivided attention to the 8th Army? How can he do that and be Commander-in-Chief in the Middle East as well?