HC Deb 27 June 1940 vol 362 c602W
Mr. Cocks

asked the Secretary of State for War whether the Commander-in-Chief for Home Defence has been given the necessary powers over the various authorities, civil and military, who are concerned?

Sir E. Grigg

The Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces, has full powers of command over all military formations allotted to home defence. He is in close co-operation with civil authorities, and, if any difficulty in meeting military requirements arises, the necessary machinery exists for resolving it.

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