HC Deb 13 July 1960 vol 626 c107W
Mr. Langford-Holt

asked the Secretary of State for War what orders are given to the Bank of England picket with regard to the use of firearms; and how much ammunition is supplied to each man.

Mr. Soames

Standing instructions for all Army guards apply to the Bank of England picket. Ammunition is held under the control of the officer in charge but is not issued to sentries.

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