Oral Answers to Questions — Allied Forces (Unified Control)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 8th September 1942.

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Photo of Sir Charles Taylor Sir Charles Taylor , Eastbourne

asked the Prime Minister (1) whether he has any further statement to make upon the desirability of appointing a commander in-chief, having operational control of all three Services, for every theatre of operations in which British troops are engaged;

(2) whether the appointment of a commander-in-chief of the Allied Forces is contemplated; and whether discussions have taken place between His Majesty's Government and our American Allies on this subject?