HC Deb 17 December 1945 vol 417 c1074W
Mr. Rhys Davies

asked the Secretary of State for War the total number of deaths among British prisoners in the hands of the Japanese; and the proportion of such deaths to the total number of prisoners.

Mr. Lawson

This information is not yet available. I would refer my hon. Friend to the replies I gave on 13th November to a Question by the hon. Member for Hornsey (Mr. Gammans), and on 11th December to Questions by my hon. Friend the Member for Maldon (Mr. Driberg) and the hon. and gallant Member for Lewes (Major Beamish).