HC Deb 08 February 1940 vol 357 cc440-1W
Mr. Garro Jones

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he can state, having regard to the low-flying attacks of enemy aircraft on British ships and trawlers, by what date every British vessel in the narrow home seas will be equipped with effective defence against low-flying attack?

Mr. Shakespeare

The hon. Member can rest assured that arrangements for the protection of these vessels against this form of attack is being pressed on as expeditiously as possible.