HC Deb 13 November 1950 vol 480 c113W
65. Mr. G. Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, in view of the continued reports of atrocities in the Korean war, alleged against both sides, he will seek for a report from the International Red Cross Organisation.

Mr. Ernest Davies

I would refer my hon. Friend to the statement I made in the House on 1st November and the reply given to a Question on 6th November. I can assure hon. Members that this matter will continue to receive the closest attention of His Majesty's Government. I doubt whether this is a matter which could be appropriately handled by the International Red Cross, as it appears to fall outside the scope of its activities.

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