HC Deb 18 December 1947 vol 445 c402W
30. Sir E. Graham-Little

asked the Minister of Agriculture in view of the fact that members and officials of war agricultural executive committees are not civil servants, why his Department paid the damages and costs awarded against the defendant in the case of Odium v. Stratton, and the costs awarded against the defendants in Lindner v. Moon & Ors.

Mr. T. Williams

The answer in respect of the first case mentioned was given by my right hon. and learned Friend the Attorney-General, in reply to a Question by my hon. Friend the Member for Maldon (Mr. Driberg) on 1st August, 1946. That answer, to which I would refer the hon. Member, applies equally to the second case.

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