§ 18. Viscount Hinchingbrooke
asked the Secretary of State for India how many members of the Indian Legislative Assembly are now serving terms of imprisonment and, of those released, how many are precluded from attending or speaking in the Assembly; and for what period it is intended that this disability shall persist.
§ Mr. Shinwell
Will the right hon. Gentleman take the opportunity, when Lord Wavell, the Viceroy of India, is in this country at an early date, to discuss the desirability of the early release of political prisoners, and does he not realise that this would be a very desirable approach to a possible solution of this problem?