§ 2. Mr. Stokes
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what are the qualifications of Doctor Raske, The Hermitage, 20, Dover Street, employed by the Special Branch of Scotland Yard; what is his nationality; and the work on which he is engaged.
§ Mr. Ede
Dr. Raske, who is registered as a Lithuanian, is one of a number of persons whose services are called upon by the police from time to time as an interpreter in cases at magistrates' courts. He is qualified for this work by his knowledge of languages. Apart from this occasional employment he is not employed by Special Branch or any other branch of the Metropolitan Police.