HC Deb 12 April 1984 vol 58 c526
Q5. Mr. Dalyell

asked the Prime Minister if she will list the official interviews and assistance given by civil servants and service men to Desmond Rice and Arthur Gavschon, authors of the book, "The Sinking of the Belgrano".

The Prime Minister

No such official interviews or assistance were given to the authors of "The Sinking of the Belgrano" specifically in connection with their book, apart from providing comments on an article in International Defense Review by an Argentine military historian.

Mr. Dalyell

Is General Haig right in asserting that acceptance had been gained from both parties in relation to the Peruvian peace proposals before the Belgrano was sunk? Is the Prime Minister's admirer, General Haig, right?

The Prime Minister

I do not answer for General Haig.

Mr. Faulds

Answer for yourself. It will come out, darling.

Mr. Speaker

Order. If the hon. Member for Warley, East (Mr. Faulds) does not desist from this behaviour, I shall have to ask him to go, and I should not like to do that just before Easter.

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