HC Deb 18 October 1944 vol 403 c2392W
Miss Ward

asked the Secretary of State for Air for how long he proposes to keep the Balloon Command in operation; and what the future of the personnel is to be.

Sir A. Sinclair

The future of Balloon Command, as of other forces concerned primarily with the defence of this country, has been under review in the light of the changed strategical position. A proportion of the personnel is already being diverted to other employment in the R.A.F., and this process will continue to the maximum extent possible.

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