Oral Answers to Questions — Rudolf Hess

– in the House of Commons on 17th November 1942.

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Photo of Mr Alfred Edwards Mr Alfred Edwards , Middlesbrough East

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can now make any statement as to the reasons which brought Herr Hess to this country?

Photo of Mr Richard Law Mr Richard Law , Kingston upon Hull South West

No, Sir. My right hon. Friend has nothing to add to statements already made.

Photo of Mr Alfred Edwards Mr Alfred Edwards , Middlesbrough East

Has the hon. Gentleman read the statement which was made by the late Lord Provost of Glasgow, who professes to know everything that took place, and has he any comment to make upon it?

Photo of Mr Richard Law Mr Richard Law , Kingston upon Hull South West

The only comment that I have to make is that I am not responsible for the statements of the late Lord Provost of Glasgow.

Photo of Captain Bertie Kirby Captain Bertie Kirby , Liverpool Everton

Is there any foundation for the statement that the late Lord Provost professes to be in the counsels of the authorities?