15. Mr. Creech Jones
asked the Undersecretary of State for the Colonies 562 whether consideration has been given to any proposal to employ Italian prisoners in Africa on public works, roads and improvements?
§ The Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies (Mr. George Hall)
Yes, Sir. A proposal to employ Italian prisoners of war on the improvement of roads in East Africa is now being considered by the local Governments, the Commander-in-Chief, Middle East, and the War Office.