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Naval Dockyard, Hong Kong (Closing)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th November 1957.

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Photo of Hon. Thomas Galbraith Hon. Thomas Galbraith , Glasgow Hillhead 12:00 am, 28th November 1957

There is no question of the base being closed; it is only the dockyard that is being closed. The development of trade union relations in Hong Kong is still in a somewhat elementary stage and only one small union has been formally recognised. If the hon. Gentleman is interested in the British personnel, I can say that they will, of course, be brought back to this country.