United States (Prime Minister's Visit)

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 Dr Mont Follick Dr Mont Follick , Loughborough 12:00 am, 8th November 1945

asked the Prime Minster why the published list of those who will accompany him to America at the end of this week to discuss the atomic bomb with President Truman is confined to Foreign Office officials and Service chiefs; and what are the reasons for the exclusion of scientists from the delegation

Photo of Mr Clement Attlee Mr Clement Attlee , Stepney Limehouse

As my hon. Friend no doubts knows some of our leading scientists in this field are at present working in North America. It has already been arranged that one of these, Professor J. D. Cockcroft, should be available in Washington while the talks are in progress.