HC Deb 05 June 1945 vol 411 c687
51. Mr. Stokes

asked the Prime Minister whether he will publish as a White Paper the full decisions arrived at both at Teheran and Yalta with regard to the readjustment of territory in Europe, the treatment of enemy peoples, the reparations to be made by enemy countries and the zones of influence allocated to each of the Great Powers, as also any decisions with regard to the use of slave labour for reparations purposes.

The Prime Minister

No, Sir.

Mr. Stokes

Does the Prime Minister recollect the categorical statement made in this House by the Foreign Secretary that no secret engagements of any kind have been entered into; and if that is so, will he tell the House what is the objection to publishing the information now?

The Prime Minister

I do not think it would be a good thing.

Mr. Kirkwood

The right hon. Gentleman is not giving very much away.