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Obelisk, Plymouth Hoe (Screen Walls)

Volume 437: debated on Tuesday 6 May 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether, as chairman of the Imperial War Graves Commission, he will consult the local authority and Servicemen's associations before concurring with the proposal to erect quadrant screen walls round the existing obelisk on Plymouth Hoe.

The Imperial War Graves Commission will as a matter of ordinary procedure consult the local authority about this proposal. Ex-Service associations are among the strongest supporters of the Commission and my hon. Friend can be assured that their views will be given due weight.