HC Deb 18 June 1917 vol 94 c1407

asked whether there is now in Petrograd a member of the War Cabinet in consultation with our Ambassador to Russia; whether His Majesty's Government here are in close communication with these gentlemen; and whether any outside assistance is required in order to place the views of the Government and the people of the United Kingdom before the Russian Government and the Russian people?


The answer to the first two parts of the question is in the affirmative, and the Government are in every respect satisfied with them as representatives of this country. In view, however, of the vigorous propaganda of our enemies in Russia, I am not prepared to say that further assistance in placing our views before the Russian Government and people may not be required.