§ Mr. MANDER
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what countries have now signed or ratified the General Convention for Strengthening the Means of Preventing War; whether it is now in force; and what is the intention of the Government with regard to it?
§ Sir J. SIMON
According to the latest official information at my disposal, the following countries have signed the Convention for Strengthening the Means of Preventing War: Austria, Colombia, Greece, Lithuania, Norway, Spain, Uruguay. It is also reported in the Press that Belgium and Peru have now signed. The Convention is not yet in force, and the attitude of His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom towards it is under consideration.