HC Deb 09 October 1945 vol 414 c63W
Mr. Nutting

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is in a position to make a statement regarding the establishment of a German administration by the Soviet authorities in the Russian zone of occupation in Germany; and whether His Majesty's Government was consulted before this administration was set up.

Mr. Lawson

Each Commander-in-Chief is responsible, within certain agreed principles, for the control and administration of his own Zone.