HC Deb 06 March 1940 vol 358 c364
22. Mr. Simmonds

asked the Secretary of State for Air the number and types of civil aircraft which it is at the moment proposed to permit Imperial Airways, Limited, and British Airways, Limited, to order from overseas during 1940?

Sir K. Wood

It is not at the moment proposed that Imperial Airways and British Airways should order any new civil aircraft from overseas during 1940.