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Foreign Affairs

Part of Orders of the Day — Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 31st July 1961.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Henderson Mr Arthur Henderson , Rowley Regis and Tipton 12:00 am, 31st July 1961

Can the right hon. Gentleman say a word about the three British soldiers under arrest? Has he seen the report from Bagdad that they are to be tried for having attempted to commit sabotage? Is anything being done to protect them, and to safeguard their interests?