HC Deb 15 April 1935 vol 300 cc1581-2

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is aware that British visitors to the United States of America are required to give an undertaking on entry that they will not take part in any political or other activity against the Government of the country; and whether any similar condition is imposed on British visitors to European countries; if so, which are the countries?


Perhaps my hon. Friend has in mind the questionnaire which all intending passengers to the United States of America are called upon to answer at the time of booking their passage, in which the applicant is required to state whether he is an anarchist or a person who advocates the overthrow by force or violence of the Government of the United States. So far as I am aware, no formal undertaking of the nature described by my hon. Friend is required of British visitors on entry into the United States of America or any European country.

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