HC Deb 19 July 1944 vol 402 cc181-2
39. Lieut.-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport whether he has any plans in mind for demonstrating the admiration and gratitude of the British people to the railwaymen, including staffs and management, for their patriotism, courage, and service during the war period.

Mr. Noel-Baker

My Noble Friend has publicly and repeatedly expressed his high appreciation of the magnificent way in which all railwaymen, in every rank of their great service, have responded to the severe demands made upon them by the war, and I am sure that in so doing he was only voicing the general sentiment both of the country and of the House.

Sir T. Moore

As I have much more to say on this subject, I beg to give notice that I shall raise the matter on the Adjournment.

Mr. Evelyn Walkden rose


Mr. Speaker

We cannot have another supplementary when notice has been given to raise the matter on the Adjournment.

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