HC Deb 06 July 1949 vol 466 c2128
16. Mr. Emrys Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs why the British delegation at the International Red Cross Conference at Geneva opposed the proposal that concentrated bombing of centres of civilian population be declared a war crime.

Mr. Bevin

No such proposal has been made. The Question, therefore, does not arise.

Mr. Hughes

Is the Minister aware that this was reported on the front page of last Sunday's "Observer"?

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