22 MAY 1941, Page 3

It is satisfactory, therefore, that many members are using their

professional and industrial experience, their week-ends and odd moments to find out for themselves what are the real facts about production, about fire-watching, about evacuation, about food rationing and about morale. More and more Ministers are compelled to face authentic and authoritative questions and statements and to adopt policies and adminis- tration accordingly. After weeks of questioning, and, it must be added, a widespread Press campaign, Mr. Herbert Morrison was pushed into drafting a Bill on fire-fighting, which might well have been introduced months before.