HC Deb 28 February 1947 vol 433 c343W
Viscount Hinchingbrooke

asked the Prime Minister whether, in the local public inquiries which are to be held on military-training areas, full opportunity will be given to the civil bodies and authorities involved to test evidence submitted by the Service Departments; and whether he will give an assurance that such evidence will not be withdrawn for subsequent consideration by a Minister entrusted with the final decision except upon grounds of the highest military security.

The Prime Minister

Representatives of the Service Departments concerned will be present to explain the proposal. Subject to security considerations they will be authorised to answer questions on matters of fact which may be put at the discretion of the person holding the inquiry.

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