§ Mr. Stokes
asked the Secretary of State for War who decides the language in which conversations may be conducted 686W on the trans-continental telephone; and whether he will arrange in future, when important trade negotiations are being discussed, that the language of the country in question may be used?
§ Mr. Hore-Belisha
The decision on this matter was made by His Majesty's Government. I regret that security reasons preclude the adoption of the hon. Member's proposal.