HC Deb 25 July 1940 vol 363 c1009W
Sir L. Lyle

asked the Secretary of State for War whether, in view of growing civil evacuation in the defence areas, he proposes to make increasing use of houses in these areas for the purpose of billeting soldiers in the coming winter?

Sir E. Grigg

The places where troops will be stationed must, of course, depend on operational considerations at the time; the fullest possible use will be made of all available accommodation for troops during the coming winter. Houses in the areas mentioned by my hon. Friend are in particular not being overlooked.

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