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100th anniversary of the Air Force (Constitution) Act 1917

Published Friday, November 17, 2017

A debate on the ‘Air Force (Constitution) Act 1917’ has been scheduled for Thursday 23 November 2017 in Westminster Hall at 3.00pm.

Further information

The Air Force (Constitution) Act 1917 was enacted to make provision for the establishment, administration, and discipline of an Air Force and the establishment of an Air Council.

More information on the history of the Royal Air Force can be found on the following websites:

Short History of the Royal Air Force

RAF 100

RAF100 Centenary Timeline


The Library will not produce a briefing for this debate. Please contact the Library subject specialists if you require any further information on the topic of this debate.

Commons Debate packs CDP-2017-0234

Authors: Timothy Robinson; Louisa Brooke-Holland; Claire Mills

Topic: Armed forces

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