HC Deb 07 December 1943 vol 395 cc785-6W
Mr. R. Morgan

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the principles which govern the selection of districts as reception areas for evacuated civil servants?

Mr. Assheton

The areas to which Government Departments have been evacuated were selected before the war. The main considerations which were borne in mind were the availability of accommoda- tion and adequate means of communication and the relative security from interruptions due to air-raid warnings.

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