§ 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, 160W 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.