Oral Answers to Questions — International Court of Justice (Judgments)

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

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Photo of Mr Ernest Davies Mr Ernest Davies , Enfield East 12:00 am, 2nd May 1955

Would the hon. Gentleman tell us exactly what is the position in regard to this claim at the present time? Does he recall that when he and his right hon. Friends were in opposition they were advocating that very vigorous action be taken on our part to enforce payment of this claim? Will he now admit, now that they are in the Government, that they have been no more successful than we were in that respect, because it is impossible?