§ 37. Sir A. Knox
asked the Secretary of State for War how many British prisoners of war have now been liberated by the Soviet Armies; and how many, names of such men have been communicated to their relatives.
Sir J. Griģģ
The answer to the first part of the Question is still 2,661 prisoners of war from the British Commonwealth. 1305 Of these we have received the names of 1,758 members of the United Kinģdom Forces, and the next-of-kin have been informed. Four hundred and fifteen names of members of other Commonwealth Forces have also been received.
§ Sir A. Knox
Is there not great delay in passing on the names of prisoners of war to relatives, who are very anxious about them?
§ Captain McEwen
Is it any use us maKinģ inquiries of the right hon. Gentleman about individual prisoners of war?