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British Troops, Far East (Repatriation)

Volume 415: debated on Tuesday 30 October 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that many men in the 25th Indian, 2nd and 36th Divisions, serving in India, are now overdue for repatriationunder scheme Python; and what steps he intends to take to ensure their repatriation to the United Kingdom with the least possible further delay.

A short delay is general at the moment. I would refer my hon. and gallant Friend to the explanation I gave on 23rd October in reply to Questions by the hon. Members for Oxford (Mr. Hogg) and Maldon (Mr. Driberg).