Oral Answers to Questions — Albania (British Claim)

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2nd May 1955.

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Photo of Mr Thomas Reid Mr Thomas Reid , Swindon 12:00 am, 2nd May 1955

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if the Government of Albania still continue to disregard successfully the decree of the International Court, allowing damages of £800,000 to Britain for the deaths of British sailors in the Corfu Channel; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Mr Robin Turton Mr Robin Turton , Thirsk and Malton

The Albanian Government have not yet shown any willingness to pay the compensation which was awarded to Her Majesty's Government by the International Court.