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 John Biggs-Davison Mr John Biggs-Davison , Chigwell 12:00 am, 29th June 1965

Since the Prime Minister claims that he anticipated the present trouble over Gibraltar, was his worry over these frigates that they would be used to form a Spanish armada to capture Gibraltar? Secondly, may I ask him whether it is not the case that, as part of the support given by European countries to sterling recently, he has accepted financial aid from Spain for that purpose?