HC Deb 20 September 1948 vol 456 c500
37. Mr. T. Reid

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what reply he has given to the Government of Iran's claim that the Bahrein Islands are Iranian territory.

Mr. Mayhew

The Persian Government are aware that His Majesty's Government have not changed their view that Bahrein is an independent Arab Sheikhdom in special relations with His Majesty's Government.