HC Deb 10 September 1942 vol 383 cc323-4W
Major Lyons

asked the Prime Minister whether be will consider following the precedent of the President of the United States of America and appoint a Chief of Staff without administrative responsibilities who could relieve the Chief of the General Staff of the duty of presiding over the Chiefs of Staff Committee, and at the same time assist in the work of the Minister of Defence?

The Prime Minister

No, Sir.