HC Deb 10 December 1941 vol 376 cc1545-6W
Sir R. Glyn

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs how many British volunteers reached Finland in the autumn of 1939 and spring of 1940; how many have remained; whether there remain in Finland any other British subjects; and to whose care have British mining and other interests been entrusted?

Mr. Law

Two hundred and twenty-seven British volunteers reached Finland during this period. AH have now left. A number of other British subjects remained

details of what is being done in every Colony. If my hon. Friend has, however, any particular Colony in mind, I should be glad to obtain for him the desired information.

Following is the table:

of their own choice in Finland; the total is not known but is believed to be less than 100. The protection of British interests has been entrusted to the United States authorities.