First-Aid Post Personnel (Overalls).

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence. – in the House of Commons on 6th August 1942.

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Photo of Mr George Hall Mr George Hall , Merthyr Tydfil Aberdare

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?

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

I have consulted my right hon. Friend the Minister of Health, who agrees with me that in the existing supply situation male members of the first-aid post service should, in common with members of other Civil Defence services, draw on the reserve of bluette overalls which local authorities have been authorised to hold for temporary issue when uniforms are being repaired or cleaned.

Photo of Mr George Hall Mr George Hall , Merthyr Tydfil Aberdare

Have first-aid post personnel been told of this concession?

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

I presume so, but if not I will see that it is done.