§ 31. Captain Alan Graham
asked the Home Secretary whether the whole community of the German Peace Bruderhof at Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire, has yet been interned?
§ Mr. Peake
We have had a great deal of advice given us from a great many quarters in regard to this community. We have the position under constant review. I would point out that only 40 per cent. of the members of the community are either German or Austrian, and that the community is making a valuable contribution to the production of food in this country during the war.
Is it not true that this is a community set up after the last war whose sole concern is Christianity, and that the members of it are a great asset to the country instead of a liability?
§ Mr. G. Strauss
Is the hon. Member aware that this organisation is violently anti-Nazi and that all the members of the organisation remaining in Germany were interned a long time ago?
§ Captain Graham
Does the hon. Member consider that the presence of this community is likely to assist the prosecution of the war?