HC Deb 26 July 1951 vol 491 cc631-2
42. Rev. Llywelyn Williams

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what Civil Defence training manuals are now available; and when they were issued to Civil Defence Corps authorities.

Mr. de Freitas

With my hon. Friend's permission, as the answer is long, I will circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Rev. L. Williams

Will these manuals be available for the general public as well?

Mr. de Freitas

All except one, which is restricted, can be bought at newsagents or at the Stationery Office.

Following is the answer:

The Civil Defence training publications available to Civil Defence Corps authorities and the dates on which they were issued are as follows:

Manual of Basic Training (Volume 1)—(Organisation, General Training and War Duties)

Pamphlet No. 1 Ambulance Section—Issued 25th January, 1951.

Pamphlet No. 2 Welfare Section—Issued 6th July, 1951.

Pamphlet No. 3 Warden Section—Issued 15th June, 1951.

Manual of Basic Training (Volume II)—

(Technical Information)

Pamphlet No. 1 Basic Chemical Warfare—Issued 16th August, 1949.

Pamphlet No. 2 Basic Fire Fighting—Issued 16th August, 1949.

Pamphlet No. 3 Basic First Aid—Issued 16th August, 1949.

Pamphlet No. 4 Basic Rescue—Issued 8th February, 1950.

Pamphlet No. 5 Basic Methods of Protection against High Explosive Missiles—Issued 23rd February, 1950.

Pamphlet No. 6 Atomic Warfare—Issued 26th July, 1950.

First Aid Manual—Issued30th January, 1951.

Training Memoranda

No. 1 Training Plan—Issued 23rd November, 1949.

No. 2 Initial Training of Volunteers—Issued 23rd November, 1949.

No. 2a initial Training of Volunteers (Full Rescue and Full First Aid Syllabuses)—Issued 15th July, 1950.

*No. 4 Aircraft Weapons and Trend of Development—Issued 26th July, 1950.

No. 5 Further Training of Volunteers and Notes for Heads of Sections Leaders and Instructors—Issued 8th May, 1951.

*Restricted—obtainable from H.M.S.O. only on written application by clerk to a local authority, chief constable or chief officer of a fire brigade.