HC Deb 12 May 1947 vol 437 c120W
Brigadier Mackeson

asked the Secretary of State for War when Major C. W. S. Dexter was placed under arrest; how long he was under arrest; and when the case will be disposed of.

Mr. Bellenger

Major Dexter was placed in open arrest on 15th January and was released without prejudice to re-arrest on 6th March. The trial is due to take place on 20th May. The officer has been given every consideration and much liberty.