HC Deb 05 April 1950 vol 473 cc141-2W
74. Mr. Teeling

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will reconsider his decision not to permit Mr. Anthony Brooke to return to Sarawak to proceed with his libel action against certain parties in the Sarawak Courts.

Mr. J. Griffiths

No. The original grounds for excluding Mr. Brooke given in February, 1948, still hold good. Since then, recent events in Sarawak have had an unsettling effect and provide greater reason for avoiding any risk of disturbance.

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