Evacuation - When were children evacuated from their homes in Britain? Main page

Questions Source 1Source 2Source 3Source 4Source 5
3a What did the government expect to happen to Britain soon after this radio broadcast?

3b How many towns in east and south east Britain were asked to register their children for immediate evacuation?

3c What was the government policy on organised evacuation at the time of this broadcast?

3d What do you think about the government evacuation plans? Were they necessary? Were they sensible?

Broadcast by Minister of Health Mr. Malcolm MacDonald on 30 May 1940

Transcript

PRO ref: ED 138/48; Broadcast by Minister of Health Mr. Malcolm MacDonald on 30 May 1940

PRO ref: ED 138/48; Broadcast by Minister of Health Mr. Malcolm MacDonald on 30 May 1940