10. Sir F. HALL
asked the Under-Secretary of State for War if he will consider as to taking steps to arrange for the periodical publication in the Press of particulars regarding the exchange of prisoners of war for the information of the relatives of prisoners in Germany and other enemy countries; and what steps are taken to ensure that British prisoners of war shall be acquainted with the arrangements that exist with respect to the exchange of prisoners.
§ Mr. HOPE (Lord of the Treasury)
Agreements respecting the exchange of prisoners of war are published in the form of White Papers. Copies of the Hague and Berne Agreements have been sent to the protecting missions at Berlin and Constantinople respectively, so that prisoners of war may be kept informed of their provisions. The Agreement recently come to at The Hague contains provisions for its circulation when ratified in all prisoners of war camps, and for its publication in the British and German Press.