HC Deb 23 May 1949 vol 465 cc886-7
46. Mr. Mikardo

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what representations he has made to the Egyptian Government in respect of British nationals who are being held in prisons and internment camps without charge or trial.

Mr. Mayhew

The position is as stated in the reply which my right hon. Friend the Minister of State made to my hon. Friend the Member for East Willesden (Mr. Orbach) on 31st January, except that one further internee has since been released.

Mr. Sydney Silverman

How many British nationals are now so detained in Egypt?

Mr. Mayhew

Seven, Sir.

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