asked the Secretary of State for War when Major Hamp, who has recently been demobilised, may expect his home at Weston Favell, Northampton, to be derequisitioned; and whether this can be done quickly, in view of the fact that Major Hamp requires it as a residence for his family and it is at present being used to house only two A.T.S. officers.
§ Mr. Lawson
I am informed that the Lodge at Weston Favell was purchased by Major Hamp about three weeks ago after he had been warned by the quartering commandant that early release would not be possible. Although it is at present used for A.T.S. officers sleeping and messing, endeavours are being made to re-accommodate these personnel, with a view to using the Lodge as offices in connection with the sub-district headquarters located in Weston Favell mansion. As far as can be foreseen it is unlikely that it will be possible to release this Lodge before August at the earliest.