HC Deb 06 June 1940 vol 361 c1015W
Mr. Jackson

asked the Home Secretary whether he will release a portion of the members of the air-raid precautions services in those country districts where they are numerous, and where their services are of small value, so that they might join up with the Local Defence Volunteers?

Sir J. Anderson

Local authorities already have discretion to agree to members of their A.R.P. services joining the Local Defence Volunteers, provided that this can be done without impairing the efficiency of the A.R.P. organisation of the area.

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