Oral Answers to Questions — Anglo-Iranian Oil Negotiations

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd May 1954.

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Photo of Mr Reginald Sorensen Mr Reginald Sorensen , Leyton 12:00 am, 3rd May 1954

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will make a further statement in respect of our negotiations with Iran.

Photo of Mr Jo Grimond Mr Jo Grimond , Orkney and Shetland

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he has any statement to make on the progress of the negotiations over Persian oil.

Photo of Mr Selwyn Lloyd Mr Selwyn Lloyd , Wirral

Negotiations in Tehran are proceeding in a cordial and businesslike atmosphere and some progress has already been made. I trust that the House will not press me further at the moment.