HC Deb 22 June 1955 vol 542 c1293
20. Air Commodore Harvey

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air how many flying hours were carried out by the Royal Air Force during the recent strike in connection with the carrying of mails and freight on behalf of public services.

Mr. Ward

Two hundred and nineteen.

Air Commodore Harvey

Will my hon. Friend express the thanks of many of us who are indebted for the valuable work carried out during the recent emergency?

Mr. Ward

Yes. I am very glad to associate myself with the tribute which my hon. and gallant Friend has paid.

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