HC Deb 01 July 1943 vol 390 cc1811-2W
Sir W. Smithers

asked the Home Secretary whether he has considered the particulars sent to him of a statement made by the North-West Regional Commissioner for Civil Defence; is he aware that the speech has caused anxiety among ship- owners; and will he instruct this officer to set a higher example of discretion and avoid careless talk in future?

Mr. H. Morrison

I have considered the statement to which my hon. Friend refers but I do not think that it affords any ground for taking such action as he suggests.