Allies' War Aims.

Oral Answers to Questions — Finland. – in the House of Commons on 10th April 1940.

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Photo of Sir Joseph Leech Sir Joseph Leech , Newcastle upon Tyne West

asked the Prime Minister whether he is prepared to include in a statement of war aims an offer of federal union to the German people; and whether he is prepared to make the constructive plan the basis of the Government's propaganda, especially in the United States of America and all other neutral countries?

Photo of Mr R.A. Butler Mr R.A. Butler , Saffron Walden

I am not at present prepared to add to the statements about war and peace aims which have been made by Members of His Majesty's Government.

Photo of Mr David Kirkwood Mr David Kirkwood , Dumbarton District of Burghs

Does not the right hon. Gentleman think that in the midst of the whole business, it is just about time we were discussing the idea of having peace by negotiation?