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Raf Officers' Journey (Authorisation)

Volume 387: debated on Wednesday 10 March 1943

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asked the Secretary of State for Air whether, in view of the request to the civilian population that they should not indulge in unnecessary travelling, he gave his consent to the attendance of Royal Air Force officers from South Wales stations at an Air Training Corps boxing tournament held at Leeds, on Saturday, 27th February; and whether the officers of the Royal Air Force travelled at State expense?

I am informed that two R.A.F. officers from South Wales attended the function referred to. Both officers flew to Leeds in the course of a fully authorised navigational exercise.