HC Deb 26 November 1945 vol 416 cc895-6
71. Viscount Hinchingbrooke

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether any agreement has been concluded with the Government of Southern Rhodesia on the migration of ex-Service personnel; and what is the nature of this agreement.

Mr. Parker

Negotiations have been proceeding with the Government of Southern Rhodesia on this subject, and it is hoped that an agreement will be concluded very shortly.

Sir R. Ross

Is the Minister aware of the desirability of getting such an agreement before the large British Forces are dispersed from the Middle East, so that any men who wish to go from those Forces can go there direct?

Mr. Parker

We are hoping to have an agreement signed with Rhodesia very shortly.

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