HC Deb 24 August 1945 vol 413 c959W
Dr. Morgan

asked the Minister of Information on what date the strict censorship on letters from Britain to prisoners of war in Japanese hands will be ended; why this censorship is still being maintained; if he is aware that letters are being returned to sender because of alleged non-compliance with the requirements of the Japanese authorities, and with the intimation that no reference must be made to such return; and that consequently, prisoners of war are being deprived of the news of Japan's surrender and their pending release; and on what security grounds such methods are continued at the present time.

Mr. E. J. Williams

This censorship ceased on 21st August.