News (Release).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information. – in the House of Commons on 21st May 1941.

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

News put out by the enemy is in many cases not "confirmed" news but news which the enemy are only too anxious for us either to confirm or to deny. Apart from this, my right hon. Friend knows of no reasons, other than security reasons, which prevent the immediate release of news.