Orders of the Day — Defence

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th March 1966.

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Photo of Mr Julian Amery Mr Julian Amery , Preston North 12:00 am, 8th March 1966

It does not seem to me that my hon. Friend revealed any identities. Besides, when we are in a crisis of affairs like this, it is only right and fair that the House should know what opinion in Aden is and not receive a travesty of it from Ministers.

Yesterday, the Secretary of State for Defence said that the kind of commitment which my right hon. Friend the Member for Streatham entered into was not appro- priate to relations between independent States. I think that I understood the right hon. Gentleman aright.