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Air-Raid Precautions Services (Badges)

Volume 360: debated on Thursday 9 May 1940

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asked the Home Secretary whether persons who have qualified as wardens, anti-gas and first-aid courses, and are acting as wardens in public buildings where accommodation is available for persons other than the occupants, are entitled to wear the air-raid-precautions badge?

Badges are awarded by local authorities in recognition of definite obligations undertaken by members of air-raid-precautions services. The question whether badges should be issued to persons carrying out the duties indicated by the hon. Member would be determined by the local authority concerned, in the light of their full knowledge of the particular circumstances.