§ 19. Mr. MALLALIEU
asked the Home Secretary whether any contracts have yet been entered into by his Department for the manufacture or supply of gas-masks or other equipment for air-raid drill or defences; and, if so, with what firms?
§ Sir J. SIMON
The respirators which the Home Office has at present arranged to obtain for civilian purposes will be supplied by the War Office. No orders have yet been placed for any other equipment for air raid precautions services.
§ Mr. LANSBURY
Will the Home Secretary arrange for the circular issued last 1200 week regarding air raid precautions to be made available to hon. Members?
§ Sir I. SIMON
Yes, Sir. I have arranged for copies of the circular to be available to hon. Members in the Vote Office.