HC Deb 27 May 1946 vol 423 c822
50. Mr. Cocks

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster which editors of German dailies, weeklies and specialised newspapers, including trade union journals, are now provided with British newspapers; to what other categories of Germans in official positions British newspapers are made available; and what British newspapers are so made available.

Mr. R. J. Taylor

British newspapers and articles are supplied to editors of all licensed newspapers and periodicals in the British Zone, to politicians of all important political parties and to senior German officials in the regions and principal towns in the Zone. The newspapers and periodicals supplied are: "The Times," " Manchester Guardian Weekly," " Observer," " Spectator," " New Statesman," "Tribune," " Economist."This list will be extended as soon as initial difficulties of distribution have been overcome. In addition, we are providing 32 British trade union periodicals to the editor of the licensed German trade union journal.

Mr. Cocks

Will not the hon. Gentleman include the " Daily Herald "In that list?

Mr. Charles Williams

Why is not the " Daily Worker included?