HC Deb 06 December 1944 vol 406 cc522-3
44. Mr. Thorne

asked the Secretary of State for Air why the hostage system is put into operation at a squadron station, of which he has been informed; and what action he intends taking about the matter.

Sir A. Sinclair

The order to which my hon. Friend refers was issued without authority in an attempt to reduce absence without leave, but has already been cancelled.