§ Major POLE
asked the Secretary of State for India if he will give information in regard to the personnel and terms of reference of the committee which it is proposed to set up in Burma, under the chairmanship of the general officer commanding the Burma independent district, the appointment of which has been sanctioned by the Government of India?
§ Mr. BENN
I understand that the terms of reference to this small informal committee areTo consider and report how best a Burma Defence Force can be organised and what the strength and composition of that Force should be.
The personnel of the committee (apart from the chairman) has not been selected.