HC Deb 09 July 1941 vol 373 c181
66. Mr. Moelwyn Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the promised Defence Regulations relating to the fire-fighting responsibility of tenants of houses left empty, will be issued?

The Joint Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Home Security (Miss Wilkinson)

As my right hon. Friend indicated in his reply of 3rd July to the hon. and gallant Member for St. Marylebone(Captain Cunningham-Reid), he is engaged on the preparation of Regulations to deal with this problem which will be brought into operation as quickly as possible.