HC Deb 19 May 1952 vol 501 c13
7. Sir H. Williams

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether Mr. Guy Burgess and Mr. Donald Maclean have now been struck off the Foreign Office staff.

The Joint Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (Mr. Anthony Nutting)

The two officers concerned have now been absent without leave for nearly a year and action is being taken as a routine disciplinary measure for the termination of their appointments.