§ 12. Mr. THURTLE
asked the Secretary of State for War if he has now received any report regarding the alleged manifestations of discontent by British soldiers stationed at Hong Kong.
§ The SECRETARY of STATE for WAR (Sir Laming Worthington-Evans)
I have received from the General Officer Commanding at Hong Kong a report which states there is no discontent amongst the troops under his command and that their spirit is excellent.
§ Mr. THURTLE
In view of that reply, will the right hon. Gentleman communi- 168 cate with the editor of the newspaper who published this alarmist report and suggest that he ought, to he more careful?