Oral Answers to Questions — Tangier.

– in the House of Commons on 12th February 1941.

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Photo of Sir Geoffrey Mander Sir Geoffrey Mander , Wolverhampton East

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can now make a statement about the position in Tangier and the present state of the negotiations?

Photo of Mr Anthony Eden Mr Anthony Eden , Warwick and Leamington

I had hoped to be able to make a statement this week, but I regret I am not yet in a position to do so. Discussions about various technical matters are, however, continuing satisfactorily both in Madrid and in Tangier.

Photo of Sir Geoffrey Mander Sir Geoffrey Mander , Wolverhampton East

Would it not be a good idea to ask General Wavell to call in there?

Photo of Mr Frederick Cocks Mr Frederick Cocks , Broxtowe

Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether General Franco has gone to seek advice from Mussolini on that point?