HC Deb 06 March 1940 vol 358 cc360-1
8. Brigadier-General Spears

asked the Prime Minister whether he can make a statement on the peace proposals recently brought by certain British subjects from Eire?

Mr. Butler

I would refer my hon. and gallant Friend to the statement made in answer to similar Questions on Monday.

Brigadier-General Spears

Is my right hon. Friend aware that the publicity given to these proposals is liable to be misunderstood abroad? If any such proposals are made in future, will they be discounted immediately?

Mr. Butler

I should have thought that the impression tube drawn from the answer I gave on Monday achieved the result which my hon. and gallant Friend desires; but, if not, I should like to say now that our opinion is that the proposals were discounted.

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