S.E.a.C. (Headquarters)

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29 May 1945.

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Photo of Sir Alfred Beit Sir Alfred Beit , St Pancras South East 12:00, 29 May 1945

asked the Prime Minister whether the headquarters of S.E.A.C. will be moved from Ceylon to a place nearer the scene of operations in view of the liberation of Burma.

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Epping

The choice of the Headquarters is not governed by its exact geographical location, view of the great distances involved on this Front and the facilities of air transport. Should any change be made, there would be no reason to inform the enemy of it.