HC Deb 08 December 1937 vol 330 cc409-10W
Captain Cunningham-Reid

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether it is proposed to promote any more Army officers to the command of squadrons; and, if so, whether he will give an assurance that no such officer will be selected unless he has been reported as fit for the command of a squadron by senior officers of the Royal Air Force under whom he has served during his attachment to the Royal Air Force?

Lieut.-Colonel Muirhead

It is intended that where Army officers are seconded or

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transferred to the Royal Air Force they shall be eligible for command of squadrons if they are considered to have the necessary qualifications. Full consideration is and will be given to all re ports relevant to fitness for command.

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