HC Deb 23 November 1943 vol 393 cc1420-1
17. Sir John Mellor

asked the Secretary of State for War whether the British Claims Commission will accept responsibility to British claimants for the assessment and settlement of claims arising out of personal injuries and material damage caused by American Army vehicles in the United Kingdom in the same manner as agricultural claims arising out of American Army exercises?

Sir J. Grigg

I have nothing at present to add to the reply given by the Minister of State to my hon. Friend the Member for Ilkeston (Mr. Oliver) on 10th November.

Sir J. Mellor

Will my right hon. Friend explain the reason for the distinction between the two?

Sir J. Grigg

No, Sir, not at present.

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