Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.

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  • First-Aid Post Personnel (Overalls). (4 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he will consider the issue of a second bluette combination suit to the personnel of first-aid posts for use when the present only suit is being washed?

  • Fire Guards (Respirators). (4 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he will state the reason for the Regulation which lays it down that fire guards unable to see without spectacles must carry their gas-masks when on duty, in view...

  • Rescue Parties, Gloucestershire. (4 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he has considered a statement from the Gloucestershire Emergency Committee, which has been sent to him, describing the effect on the rescue service of the...

  • "Daily Worker." (4 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether, in view of the recent raising of the ban on the Communist Party in India, he will now reconsider the question of removing the ban on the publication of the...

  • Women Detainees (Transference from Holloway Gaol). (5 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary why it was found necessary to remove four women, detained under Regulation 18B, at three hours' notice from Holloway gaol to Aylesbury; why com- munication with their...

  • Internees, Australia. (2 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary how many of the interned refugees who were deported to Australia in the Steamship "Dunera," two years ago, have been returned to this country or released in Australia;...

  • Personnel (Alternative Employment). (7 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary what progress has been made in arranging for part-time war work for firemen and Civil Defence workers who are only standing by for many hours each day and would gladly...

  • Camouflage. (2 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware that the effectiveness of paint for the purposes of war camouflage is dependent upon the elimination of light and shade effects by countershading; and...

  • Detainees. (5 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary what steps have been taken to conform to the judgment of Mr. Justice Humphreys, on, 24th May, 1941, wherein it was stated that any person detained under Regulation 18B...

  • Fire Watching (Women). (12 speeches)

    (by Private Notice) asked the Home Secretary when his proposals for making fire watching for women compulsory will be announced, and whether he will give an assurance that no announcement will be...