Arrested Soldiers (Escort)

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army – in the House of Commons on 20th October 1942.

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

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that soldiers charged with offences are frequently marched through the streets of London handcuffed to their escort; and whether he will give instructions to prevent a continuance of this practice?

Photo of Sir James Grigg Sir James Grigg , Cardiff East

I am aware of no case in which this was done, but if my hon. Friend will give me details of any, I shall be glad to make inquiries.