HC Deb 13 February 1933 vol 274 c638

asked the Lord President of the Council whether, in view of the importance of civil and military aviation to the British Empire, and of his statement of 10th November last that the investigation of the international control of civil aviation would last a long time, he will give an assurance that the examination by the principal air Powers of the practicability of the abolition, of air forces and bombing and of the internationalisation of civil aviation will not be undertaken at Geneva without prolonged inquiry?


I presume that my hon. and gallant Friend's question means that he is anxious for an assurance that the examination of these important and intricate questions will be thorough—not that the examination will be postponed. So understood, I have no hesitation in giving this assurance.