Middle East (Air Mail)

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army – in the House of Commons on 26th January 1943.

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Photo of Mr Quintin Hogg Mr Quintin Hogg , Oxford

asked the Secretary of State for War whether steps will now be taken for the further improvement of the air mail letter service between this country and the Middle East?

Photo of Mr Arthur Henderson Mr Arthur Henderson , Kingswinford

I am as anxious as my hon. Friend that the air mail letter service between this country and the Middle East should be as good as possible, and the arrangements for the transmission of the mails are constantly under review with a view to improving them.

Photo of Mr Quintin Hogg Mr Quintin Hogg , Oxford

Will my hon. and learned Friend consider an approach to the Air Ministry to allocate one or more aeroplanes permanently to this service?

Photo of Mr Arthur Henderson Mr Arthur Henderson , Kingswinford

An approach has already been made to the Air Ministry with a view to effecting an improvement.