Prisoners-of-War (Screening)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Korea – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2nd July 1952.

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Photo of Mr Frederick Cocks Mr Frederick Cocks , Broxtowe 12:00 am, 2nd July 1952

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is aware that public anxiety in this country and elsewhere would be greatly relieved if a decision were taken to re-screen the prisoners in Korea by an impartial international commission, whether such action was agreeable to the Communist delegates at Panmunjom or not, thereby establishing a principle calculated to impress the non-Communist world; and what steps he is taking to try to get this done.