HC Deb 30 April 1951 vol 487 c846
55. Mr. Hopkinson

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he will initiate negotiations with the United States of America, France, Australia and New Zealand with a view to the conclusion of a defence pact analogous to the North Atlantic Treaty, open to all the peace-loving and democratic nations of South-East Asia and the Pacific.

Mr. Younger

No, Sir.