HC Deb 05 May 1952 vol 500 c17
26. Mr. C. S. Taylor

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what facilities for the distribution of newsletters are accorded in Hungary to Great Britain.

Mr. Eden

Except for the very limited facilities available to Her Majesty's Legation in Budapest for the distribution of British news, United Kingdom newsletters and similar publications are not permitted to circulate in Hungary.

Mr. Taylor

Is my right hon. Friend aware that there is in this country and in circulation a Hungarian newsletter which is largely political propaganda? Why cannot we be given the same facilities for a similar circulation in Hungary?

Mr. Eden

I think the production to which my hon. Friend refers is produced by the Hungarian News and Information Service. That is not part of the Hungarian Legation in London. It is a separate organisation under the direction of British subjects, some of whom are of Hungarian origin, and so perhaps my hon. Friend would ask the Home Secretary about that.