HC Deb 13 December 1955 vol 547 cc159-60W
74. Mr. Short

asked the Secretary of State for War what precautions were taken to prevent accidents when a practice raid was made on Fenham Barracks, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, on 19th November, by men of the 45th Airborne Workshops, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Territorial Army, Coventry.

Mr. F. Maclean

Orders were given that no arms or ammunition should be carried by the men taking part in the raid and that they were not to act illegally in any way. The civil police were informed.

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