HC Deb 16 October 1946 vol 427 c887
44. Mr. Wilkes

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the re-organisation and re-equipment of the Greek Army has now been completed by the British Military Mission.

Mr. Bevin

No, Sir.

Mr. Wilkes

In view of the fact that the Foreign Secretary's Department on 10th August last issued a statement showing that 228 ex-members of the Quisling security battalions in Greece are now on active service as officers with the Greek Army—a number in excess of those who are ex-members of the Resistance—would not the Foreign Secretary consider making representations to the British Military Mission asking them to ensure a wider and fairer recruiting for the Greek Army, more in conformity with democratic principles?

Mr. Bevin

That does not arise on this Question.

Forward to