Peace Aims.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information. – in the House of Commons on 11th March 1941.

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Photo of Mr William Cove Mr William Cove , Aberavon

asked the Minister of In formation whether he will make arrangements for the broadcasting of the case for a statement of peace aims, as distinct from peace terms, by a non-pacifist at an early date?

Photo of Hon. Harold Nicolson Hon. Harold Nicolson , Leicester West

The case for and against a discussion of peace aims has been ventilated both on the wireless and in the Press, and the Government see no reason at present to encourage further discussion.

Photo of Mr Richard Stokes Mr Richard Stokes , Ipswich

Will my hon. Friend state the date on which a statement of peace aims was made?

Photo of Hon. Harold Nicolson Hon. Harold Nicolson , Leicester West

I am afraid I should want notice of that question.