14 MARCH 1941, Page 3

Major Turton made some damaging observations on War Office organisation,

to which attention must be paid. This is one sentence from a careful and convincing speech: " My con- viction is that no civilian business could possibly be run on Army lines without going bankrupt in a very short time. The amount of paper, of time and man-power that is wasted fill me with tremendous alarm." Something will clearly have to be done, and the House expects much from Captain Margesson. * * * *