asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies the number of persons still detained in custody, under local Defence Regulations equivalent to the United Kingdom Regulation 18B, indicating the number of such persons who are, respectively, British subjects, aliens and British subjects of enemy origin; and whether Mr. W. A. Domingo is still under detention?
As regards the first part of the Question, I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply given by my predecessor to the Question by the hon. Member for Shipley (Mr. Creech Jones) on 15th October last. As regards the second part of the Question, Mr. Domingo is still in detention.
The answer to the first part of the Supplementary Question is that there was a difficulty in specifying the particular Colonies in regard to which the hon. Friends required the information, but it has been given, in regard to the particular Colonies asked for. As regards the second part, Mr. Domingo's case has been considered by the Advisory Committee.