§ 40. Mr. Frank Allaun
asked the Lord Privy Seal what is the policy of Her Majesty's Government towards the recruitment in this country through the Belgian Embassy of a military force to be sent to the Katanga Province of the Congo.
§ Mr. Allaun
Was the Minister aware of this recruiting before it was reported in the Press? I think the right hon. Gentleman will admit that there was some admission about this by the Prime Minister last week, and if the Government knew about it why did they not stop it earlier? On the other hand, if they did not know about it, why not? Was M.I.5 asleep, or was it too busy chasing school teachers and students with Left-wing ideas?
§ Mr. P. Noel-Baker
Has the Lord Privy Seal not seen the reported account of the activities of the assistant military attaché, which has never been denied?