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Agriculture (Prisoners Of War)

Volume 416: debated on Thursday 29 November 1945

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asked the Minister of Agriculture how many Italian prisoners of war are at present available on the land in the county of Wilts; and how long they will remain available.

The number of Italian prisoners of war working on the land in Wiltshire is 1,295. The repatriation of the Italians will begin next month on a small scale, but it is not possible to forecast the rate at which it will proceed, since this depends on shipping.