Mr John Profumo

Former MP for Stratford-on-Avon

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  • Troops, Nairobi (Incident) 6 May 1963

    During last Saturday night a number of incidents occurred in Nairobi, involving damage to property. As is normal, large numbers of British Service men stationed in or around Nairobi were off duty in the city. The incidents reported appear to have been caused by a small number of Service men, and investigations both by civil and military authorities are now proceeding. Five soldiers are at...
  • Troops, Nairobi (Incident) 6 May 1963

    Indiscipline is always to be deplored, but the use of the word "riot" gives an entirely misleading impression. A riot involves a crowd indulging in an outbreak of lawlessness, and that is not what happened, according to what I have been told so far, in this case. I have no further details of the motives in the murder of Private Jones, although, so far as we can ascertain, there is absolutely...
  • Troops, Nairobi (Incident) 6 May 1963

    I have no information, even now, about any dissatisfaction with conditions in or around Nairobi which could possibly have led to what occurred on Saturday night. I am glad to have the opportunity of emphasising that so far as I know—and the House will understand that these are rather early days—there were no organised bands of large numbers of soldiers, as has been reported in certain...

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Former MP for Stratford-on-Avon

Entered the House of Commons on 6 March 1940 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 6 June 1963 — unknown

Also represented Kettering

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