§ Sir W. Smithers
asked the Home Secretary the name, qualifications and date of appointment of the successor to Colonel Blatherwick as Deputy Regional Commissioner for the North-Western Region?
§ Mr. H. Morrison
Mr. Robert Samuel Theodore Chorley was appointed Deputy Regional Commissioner for Civil Defence in the North-Western Region on 1st June, 1942. He is Professor of Commercial and1256W Industrial Law in the University of London. He practised for ten years on the Northern circuit and is a justice of the peace and deputy chairman of the Westmorland Quarter Sessions. He was_ recently in charge of debris removal and salvage arrangements in the Ministry of Home Security.