HC Deb 25 October 1939 vol 352 c1407
Mr. Attlee

(by Private Notice) asked the Prime Minister when it is proposed that His Majesty's Government should ratify the Anglo-Franco-Turkish Treaty?

The Prime Minister

It is usual for treaties to be laid before the House for 21 days before ratification; but, in view of the exceptional circumstances of the present case, it is desired that the Anglo-Franco-Turkish Treaty should be ratified as soon as possible. It is, therefore, proposed to submit the Treaty for His Majesty's signature at once, and to arrange for the instruments of ratification to reach Angora next week.