HC Deb 14 March 1956 vol 550 c368
33. Mr. Rankin

asked the Secretary of State for Air how many members of the Royal Air Force are night bakers.

Mr. Birch

Thirty-six airmen at Horn-church have at one time or another accepted casual employment at a local bakery in their spare time. I do not know of similar cases at any other station.

Mr. Rankin

Is the Minister aware that the Daily Mirror gave this matter great prominence in its columns on 5th March last? Can he assure us that equal prominence will be given to his reply, and that it is not necessary for any member of the Royal Air Force in any part of the country to become a "doughboy" in order to have a decent livelihood?

Mr. Birch

I have no command over the space in the Daily Mirror, but I thank the hon. Member for his supplementary question.

Mr. Mellish

Can the Minister tell us whether we have got any night flyers.