§ 61. Mr. Rankin
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what steps he proposes to take to cause the Japanese Government to implement Article 16 of the Peace Treaty made with Japan in 1951, whereby compensation was to be paid to those members of the armed forces of the allied Powers who suffered undue hardship while prisoners of war of Japan; and if he will discuss the matter with the Prime Minister of Japan during his forthcoming visit to this country.
§ 73. Mr. Hamilton
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what further steps are now being taken to ensure the implementation by Japan of her commitments under Article 16 of the Japanese Peace Treaty; and how soon the Far Eastern ex-prisoners of war can expect some results from such steps.
§ 78. Mr. Willey
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he will make a statement on the implementation of the provisions about compensation for prisoners of war in the Peace Treaty with Japan.
83. Miss Ward
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will draw the attention of the Prime Minister of Japan, during his official visit, to the failure of his Government to implement Article 16 of the Peace Treaty affecting allied prisoners of war and seek an assurance of action.
§ Sir A. Eden
I would refer to my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Heston and Isleworth (Mr. R. Harris) on 19th October.