HC Deb 13 October 1942 vol 383 cc1495-6
47. Sir T. Moore

asked the Prime Minister whether the public are kept fully informed of all raids carried out by the Director of Combined Operations; and, if not, how many such raids hitherto undisclosed have been carried out and with what results?

Mr. Attlee

Large onfalls are fully described, but there have been several and there will be many minor operations on the scale of trench raids in the last war about which normally nothing will be said.

Mr. Granville

In view of the stories that are being circulated, can the right hon. Gentleman say whether the War Office is informed of these raids?

Sir T. Moore

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the B.B.C. said last week that the Sark raid was one of many, and that that gave rise to a certain amount of feeling in the country as to what was happening, and whether we were being kept informed as to what our operational role was?

Mr. Attlee

I think the answer I have given will satisfy the hon. and gallant Member on that point.