German Research

Oral Answers to Questions — Atomic Energy – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th November 1945.

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Photo of Sir Patrick Donner Sir Patrick Donner , Basingstoke 12:00 am, 8th November 1945

asked the Prime Minister how many German scientists were employed on atomic re search on the island of Bornholm; whether he can state their present where abouts; and whether representatives of this country have made contact with them.

Major Lloyd:

asked the Prime Minister whether the German plant connected with atomic research on the island of Bornholm has been dismantled; and what has happened to the German scientists previously employed there.

Photo of Mr Clement Attlee Mr Clement Attlee , Stepney Limehouse

No German research work on atomic energy was being done at Bornholm.

Photo of Sir Patrick Donner Sir Patrick Donner , Basingstoke

Is the Prime Minister aware of repeated reports that have reached this country of the presence of German scientists engaged in this work in Bornholm? Can he say what has happened to them?

Photo of Mr Clement Attlee Mr Clement Attlee , Stepney Limehouse

The hon. Member has heard reports. I am giving him the facts.