HC Deb 20 December 1954 vol 535 cc2422-3
36. Captain Kerby

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs on what date he intends to publish the White Book, prepared by his Department and translated into German, which was due for publication in August, 1953, setting out his reasons for approving the actions of Her Majesty's then High Commissioner in Germany in ordering the arrest, by British security police, on the night of 15th January, 1953, of Dr. Werner Naumann and his six colleagues on charges of conspiracy and of imperilling the security of the British Occupation Forces in Germany; why the publication of this White Book has been so long delayed; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Turton

No such White Book is in existence. If my hon. and gallant Friend is suggesting that a White Paper should be published in connection with the Naumann case, my right hon. Friend does not consider that this would serve any useful purpose.

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