§ Mr. Maude
asked the Minister of Supply and of Aircraft Production what he has done about the application for release as a key specialist of L.A.C. Humphries, J. R., 1651693, who is urgently needed in the city of Exeter as a refrigerating plant engineer of a large refrigerated food storage equipment; if he is aware that the Ministries of Food and Labour recommended in June, 1945, that this man should be released, but the Air Ministry refused; that after further correspondence with the Ministry of Food and Board of Trade, the matter was referred to the Ministry of Supply; but that since 1st January, 1946, no communication has been received from that Ministry.10W
§ Mr. Wilmot
An application has been made to the Ministry of Labour for the release of Leading Aircraftman Humphries.