HC Deb 14 October 1915 vol 74 cc1447-8
55. Mr. CLOUGH

asked the Prime Minister whether Councillor Tom Fox, in a speech at Manchester on 3rd October, 1915, had official authority in stating that at the recent conference the Secretary of State for War had said that he knew how many men he wanted and how many for munitions, that he had their names and the numbers on their doors, and that if they did not come he would fetch them?

The PRIME MINISTER (Mr. Asquith)

The conference was accepted by all those attending it as being of a private and confidential character.