Transport to France

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 21st March 1945.

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Photo of Mr Reginald Purbrick Mr Reginald Purbrick , Liverpool, Walton 12:00 am, 21st March 1945

asked the Secretary of State for Air why is transport to Paris given to a football team when it is not available for business men who want to develop the trade of this country.

Photo of Sir Archibald Sinclair Sir Archibald Sinclair , Caithness and Sutherland

My hon. Friend is under a misapprehension. Transport to Paris is available for business men whose applications are sponsored by the appropriate Government Department. Those with very urgent business are carried by air if possible. For others the daily boat service is available.