HC Deb 23 November 1950 vol 481 c77W
91. Mr. Russell

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he has seen a four-page leaflet, which he has been sent, which is being distributed to householders entitled "Civil Defence—What You should do Now," and published by the Peace Pledge Union; and if he has any comments to make on it.

Mr. Ede

I have seen this pamphlet. Although it contains gross distortions of fact, I am advised that I have no power to prevent it being circulated. As I have explained on numerous occasions, the defeatist attitude of the pamphlet is quite unwarranted by the facts.

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