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Civil Defence Committees (Arp Controllers)

Volume 402: debated on Wednesday 21 June 1944

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he is satisfied that all local authorities concerned have now accepted his advice that the local A.R.P. controller shall not be the chairman or a member of the Civil Defence Committee.

In accordance with the circular local authorities affected are in consultation with Regional Commissioners in a number of cases of the kind to which my hon. Friend refers. Each case of difficulty is considered on its merits, and I have no reason to doubt that a reasonable degree of conformity with the terms of the circular will be achieved.