Oral Answers to Questions — War and Peace Aims

– in the House of Commons on 25th November 1942.

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Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

asked the Prime Minister whether the Government have considered the questions of annexations, reparations and indemnities in connection with the war settlements?

Photo of Mr Clement Attlee Mr Clement Attlee , Stepney Limehouse

My hon. Friend can rest assured that these questions will receive careful consideration by the Government at the appropriate time in consultation with the interested Allied Governments and with due regard to the principles enunciated in the Atlantic Charter.

Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

May I take it that the Government know that the damage which is being done during this war is much heavier than that done during the last war, and that when hostilities cease this matter will be dealt with?