§ 70. Mr. Turton
asked the Secretary of State for War whether the billeting of 205 German prisoners of war has now passed the experimental stage; and what is the number of German and Italian prisoners of war, respectively, at present billeted on farms.
§ Mr. Lawson
The billeting of Germans On a limited scale was authorised in November, 1945. The experiment has proved a success. Five thousand, four hundred and sixty - three Germans and 9,155 Italians are at present billeted on farms. The application of the scheme on a wider scale is being considered.
§ Mr. Turton
Will the Minister grant all the applications made for billeting, provided the conditions are reasonable?