Officers' Equipment and Uniform

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army – in the House of Commons on 15th December 1942.

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Photo of Mr Evelyn Walkden Mr Evelyn Walkden , Doncaster

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he can indicate the extent of the suggested changes in the facilities for officers and cadets to obtain a wider range of supplies of officers' equipment and uniforms through the official supply depots and stores; and when the promised changes are to become effective?

Photo of Sir James Grigg Sir James Grigg , Cardiff East

This matter is under consideration.

Photo of Mr Evelyn Walkden Mr Evelyn Walkden , Doncaster

While thanking the right hon. Gentleman for that assurance, may I ask whether he recalls the promise made by the Lord President of the Council three weeks ago that it was under active consideration at that time?

Photo of Mr Evelyn Walkden Mr Evelyn Walkden , Doncaster

When are we likely to have a pronouncement?