HC Deb 25 February 1941 vol 369 cc372-3
2. Captain McEwen

(for Mr. Snadden)asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has now considered a communication addressed to him by the county clerk of the Perthshire County Council, urging that reimbursement in full of the cost of public air-raid shelters and shelters at schools should be made to local authorities, whether they have been erected under contracts entered into after 19th October, 1940, or not; and what reply he has made?

Mr. Johnston

Yes, Sir: a reply was sent to the County Clerk's letter on 17th February. He was referred to the replies given to Questions on this subject on 12th November and 17th December last and on 28th January on the Government's policy on the subject. I am sending my hon. Friend a copy of the correspondence.