HC Deb 11 February 1941 vol 368 cc1221-2
39. Mr. Wedgwood

asked the Prime Minister what exactly is to be the alarm signal for invasion; whether anything is to precede the church bells, especially in London; and whether those in the Services or civilians are to receive any general advice as to action or inaction, whether by day or night, whether at work or at home.

The Prime Minister

My right hon. Friend may be sure that these matters are not neglected, but I hardly think that they are conveniently dealt with at the present moment by Question and Answer in the House.

Mr. Wedgwood

The right hon. Gentleman realises, I hope, that it is urgently important that civilians as well as military people should know what the signal would be?

The Prime Minister

At the proper moment that information will be imparted.

Mr. Thorne

Will the right hon. Gentleman consider the advisability of broadcasting as soon as he knows that there is an invasion?

The Prime Minister

I have no doubt that some public comment may be made about it.

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