HC Deb 07 August 1919 vol 119 c579W
Lieut.-Colonel MALONE

asked the Secretary of State for War whether on furture occasions when arrangements are made for important addresses, such as that given by General Briggs on Russia, to be given to Members of the House of Commons he can see his way to extend invitations for such meetings to all Members of Parliament and not to any one section only?


On the occasion referred to it was arranged that the Military Committee of Members of the House of Commons should meet General Briggs. Arrangements were also made for the attendance of other Members who had expressed a desire to be present.

It would be impracticable to issue a direct invitation to all Members of the House to attend every meeting of such a nature, but efforts are made to meet the wishes of all Members who are specially interested in any particular subject.