HC Deb 27 June 1940 vol 362 c615W
Mr. Cary

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has any further statement to make in regard to the special mission to Spain?

Mr. Butler

Sir Samuel Hoare assumed charge of His Majesty's Embassy at Madrid on 1st June and presented his credentials to General Franco on 8th June. He has been twice received by General Franco and is actively fulfilling his mission at interviews with the Minister for Foreign Affairs and other leading personalities.