HC Deb 20 January 1949 vol 460 c61W
Mr. Gallacher

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he can make a statement about the burning of Lintang, Malaya, witnessed by a number of newspaper correspondents, on 1st December, 1948; how many homes were burnt; how many people were rendered homeless; what accommodation was provided for them; and why was this measure carried out.

Mr. Creech Jones

I have no information about any such incident on the date mentioned.