HC Deb 27 October 1943 vol 393 c166
14. Mr. Ralph Etherton

asked the Secretary of State for Air whether he is aware that a court-martial, sitting recently in the Isle of Man, decided that an officer of the Provost Marshal's Department had obtained a statement from a suspected person otherwise than voluntarily and had also interviewed a W.A.A.F. corporal in a locked room; whether that officer is still employed on the same type of work; and what steps are being taken to avoid such methods in future?

Sir A. Sinclair

I have seen Press reports of this case. As the proceedings of the court-martial are still sub judice, my hon. Friend will appreciate that is not possible for me to make any statement at this stage.

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