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Military Reverses, 1939–40 (Investigation)

Volume 414: debated on Monday 22 October 1945

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53.

asked the Prime Minister whether he will move for a Select Committee to investigate the causes of the military unpreparedness which resulted in the British disasters of 1939–40.

No, Sir. I cannot see that any useful purpose would be served by such an investigation.

If such an investigation was made, would special attention be drawn to the utterances and actions of the present Leader of the House?