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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 19th March 1942.

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Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

The Government are aware of the importance which the House rightly attaches to the freedom of the Press. We have taken the earliest opportunity of informing the House of the action that I have taken this morning, and, as I say, the Government are perfectly willing to consider representations for a Debate.