Oral Answers to Questions — Spain

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th June 1965.

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Photo of Mr Harold Wilson Mr Harold Wilson , Huyton 12:00 am, 29th June 1965

We are having discussions and we make representations to the Spanish Government whenever it is relevant to do so. But it is a fact that when this argument arose last year over Spanish frigates, I warned the present Leader of the Opposition that it was already clear that there was going to be a squeeze on Gibraltar by the Spanish Government. Yet at that time the right hon. Gentleman, perhaps for other reasons, wanted to do the frigate deal.