HC Deb 07 May 1951 vol 487 c181W
61. Brigadier Medlicott

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what discussions have taken place with Commonwealth Governments and with the Government of the United States of America on the question of obtaining compensation from Japan for ill-treatment of prisoners of war; and what has resulted from any such discussions.

Mr. Younger

This question has been under consideration with Commonwealth Governments and with the United States Government within the framework of the current discussions on the Japanese peace treaty. These discussions are still proceeding. I understand that this subject is to be fully debated on Thursday, when I hope that His Majesty's Government will be able to make a statement of their views.

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