Colonel Arthur Evans:
asked the Minister of Information why South Wales was not included in the itinerary of either the Turkish, Swedish, or Brazilian editorial delegation during their recent visit to this country, particularly in view of the economic interests which existed between these countries and the Principality before the war?
I am sorry that, having regard to the time available for visits outside London, it was not possible for us to arrange for the Turkish delegation to visit South Wales. The arrangements for the Swedish and Brazilian delegations are the responsibility of the British Council, and if my hon. and gallant Friend would put down a Question I am sure my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs would be glad to answer it.
Does my right hon. Friend not consider that it would be advisable for the British Council, when organising these most important delegations, to consult the Government Departments chiefly concerned?