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Correspondence (Censorship)

Volume 413: debated on Thursday 23 August 1945

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asked the First Lord of the Admiralty if he will abolish the censorship of letters written by officers and men from His Majesty's ships.

Instructions have already been given that censorship of naval correspondence, including telegrams, may now be withdrawn from all His Majesty's Ships and shore establishments. Token censorship of mail from Naval personnel on shore in liberated and occupied countries in Europe still continues, and it may be necessary to apply similar arrangements in the Eastern Theatre.