Oral Answers to Questions — State Visits (Processions)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2nd August 1965.

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Photo of Mr George Thomson Mr George Thomson , Dundee East 12:00 am, 2nd August 1965

After the arrival of the the two right hon. Gentlemen, may I say in answer to my hon. Friend that I have given the practical reasons for a weekend not being a convenient time for starting a State visit. I should point out that there used to be two State drives to a State visit and that one of these has been eliminated to help with the traffic problem.