Hungary (British Broadcasts).

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information. – in the House of Commons on 17th July 1941.

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Photo of Mr Philip Noel-Baker Mr Philip Noel-Baker , Derby

asked the Minister of Information whether the statements concerning Hungary made by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, on Wednesday, 9th July, have been broadcast in the Hungarian transmissions of the British Broadcasting Corporation?

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

No, Sir. I am, however, grateful to the hon. Member for calling my attention to this omission.

Photo of Mr Philip Noel-Baker Mr Philip Noel-Baker , Derby

In view of the fact that this was the most important statement made for a long time by any Minister, is it not unfortunate that it was not transmitted to Hungary immediately it was made?