HC Deb 21 February 1940 vol 357 c1338
42 . Sir Henry Fildes

asked the Minister of Information what duties are performed in his Department by Miss Vera Brittain; whether this lady is being sent to the United States by his Department; and, if so, for what purpose?

The Minister of Information (Sir John Reith)

Miss Brittain is not employed in or by the Ministry of Information. The other part of the Question therefore does not arise.

Sir H. Croft

May I ask whether this lady has had any connection with the Ministry of Information?

Sir J. Reith

No, Sir, none whatever.

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