Oral Answers to Questions — French Warships (German Sailors).

– in the House of Commons on 3rd June 1942.

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Photo of Sir Patrick Hannon Sir Patrick Hannon , Birmingham Moseley

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether official information has reached him that the Vichy Government have given permission for the training of German sailors on French warships; and whether any protest has been made by the Allied Powers?

Photo of Mr Anthony Eden Mr Anthony Eden , Warwick and Leamington

The answer to the first part of the Question is No, Sir. The second part, therefore, does not arise.

Photo of Sir Patrick Hannon Sir Patrick Hannon , Birmingham Moseley

If any indication comes to my right hon. Friend that steps are being taken by the Vichy Government to facilitate the training of German sailors, will an appropriate protest be made?

Photo of Mr Anthony Eden Mr Anthony Eden , Warwick and Leamington

My right hon. Friend will appreciate that that question is hypothetical.