I have been looking into the question of all the special attachés in all our missions and they have been reduced. I want to put them where they are absolutely essential, but I do not think I ought to incur expenditure where they are not essential.
Will the right hon. Gentleman give the House a firm assurance that he will take no part in preparations now going on in Washington to make Spain an air base for the Americans' aggressive anti-Soviet intentions?
Are we to understand from the right hon. Gentleman's earlier reply that he did not decide who was to act for the Air Attaché before withdrawing him? Is not that what he said?
I have had the whole of the foreign service overhauled and I have got to review and to reduce the cost of the services. I have tried to do all the things that are essential and which make for efficiency.