HC Deb 31 July 1962 vol 664 cc68-9W
78. Mr. Awbery

asked the Secretary of State for War if he is aware that there is a demand among the Maltese gunners serving with the British Army of the Rhine for the Maltese labour papers Il Helsien and the Voice of Malta, but that they are not included on the unit's order; and if he will take steps to see that they are in future purchased out of public funds.

Mr. Ramsden

As my right hon. Friend told the hon. Gentleman in answer to his Question last Wednesday, the selection of Maltese newspapers for the Royal Malta Artillery is a matter for the unit itself. Public funds are not supplied for the purchase of newspapers by units in the British Army.

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