HC Deb 18 December 1936 vol 318 cc2804-5W

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can state the number of days His Majesty's Ambassador to Spain, now in France, has been absent from Madrid; whether he is at present in receipt of full-time salary; and whether he has been invited to return to Madrid by the Spanish Government?


Sir Henry Chilton has not been in Madrid since 12th July, when the Embassy moved to San Sebastian. He has been at Hendaye since 1st August. The answer to the second part of the question is in the affirmative and to the third part in the negative.

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