HC Deb 01 March 1946 vol 419 c435W
Mr. Popplewell

asked the Undersecretary of State for Air if he is aware that on 5th February, in Hong Kong, prisoner-of-war Red Cross parcels were issued by the R.A.F. to Chinese coolies employed by them; that the following day a large amount of food similar to that contained in the prisoner-of-war parcels was on sale on numerous stalls; whether such employees are prisoners of war and entitled to such parcels; and will he see in future that the actual food is consumed by those it is intended for.

Mr. Strachey

A report on this matter has been called for and as soon as it has been received either I or my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for War will write to my hon. Friend: