§ Mr. Perkins
asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that the Stroud Branch of the British Red Cross Society incurred considerable expenditure at the request of his Department during the crisis of September, 1938; and whether this expenditure has yet been paid by his Department?2474W
§ Sir V. Warrender
A grant in aid of the expenditure incurred by voluntary aid detachments is about to be made to the Voluntary Aid Detachment Council.
§ Sir A. Knox
asked the Lord Privy Seal whether he will consider the desirability of a grant to the central headquarters and county headquarters of the British Red Cross Society to cover the expense involved in increased work for the enrolment and training of individuals for Civil Defence?
§ Sir J. Anderson
For some years past a grant has been made to the Central Headquarters of the British Red Cross Society in respect of the work which they have undertaken in connection with the training of volunteers for the Civil Defence Services. In view of representations that have been received the financial arrangements with the society are now being reviewed again by my Department and the Ministry of Health.