§ 12. Captain PETER MACDONALD
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can make any statement with regard to the advance of the 777 Communist army on the capital of Kweichow Province, in China; and what steps have been taken to secure the protection of the British residents in that place?
§ Sir J SIMON
My latest information dated 27th March was to the effect that the body of Communists which was advancing from the North on Kweiyang was moving in another direction out of the province westwards His Majesty's consular officers have issued all necessary warnings and are in as possible Last November British Missionaries withdrew from all stations in Kweichow province thought to be in danger