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Tip-And-Run Raiders

Volume 390: debated on Wednesday 2 June 1943

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asked the Secretary of State for Air whether he has any further statement to make on the defence against tip-and-run raiders?

It would not be in the public interest for me to make any further statement on this subject at the present time.

Is my right hon. and gallant Friend aware that there is no desire adversely to affect arrangements for further air offensives against Germany, but that if further defensive and offensive equipment could be made available to the areas affected by these nuisance raids, the people living in those areas would be very grateful?

I cannot add to what I have said, except to give this assurance: that new methods of countering enemy air attacks of all kinds are constantly being studied.