HC Deb 25 May 1938 vol 336 cc1217-8
79. Mr. Thorne

asked the Home Secretary whether any agreement has yet been reached with the Metropolitan Water Board in connection with air-raid precautions; and if he intends to make a grant to help the Water Board to carry out these [...]cautions?

Mr. Lloyd

It is proposed to grant assistance to the Metropolitan Water Board in common with other public utility undertakings. The basis and extent of the grant to the board is being discussed, and a further meeting between representatives of the board and officers of my Department is to be held on 2nd June.