HC Deb 30 July 1946 vol 426 cc144-5W
116. Mr. Driberg

asked the Secretary of State for War if he anticipates being in a position to announce his decision on the marriage of British Servicemen with German or Austrian women before the House resumes after the summer recess.

Mr. Lawson

Yes, Sir. I hope to be in a position to make a very early statement.

Mr. Rees-Williams

asked the Secretary of State for War how many soldiers have been charged with disobeying the order prohibiting the marriage of members of the Armed Forces in Germany with German women; and with what results.

Mr. Lawson

I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply given to my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for Stockton-on-Tees (Captain Chetwynd) on 23rd July.