HC Deb 23 February 1939 vol 344 cc597-8W
Mr. Creech Jones

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he can make a statement regarding the causes of and present position of the strike of African civilians in the War Department at Sierra Leone?

Sir V. Warrender

Out of 1,600 War Department employés at Sierra Leone, some 320 ceased work oh 30th January. The strike was reported on 7th February as having concluded. As regards the causes, there is nothing to add to the information which my right hon. Friend gave to the hon. Member in his letter of 8th February.