HC Deb 01 February 1955 vol 536 cc103-4W
Mr. Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs why the British authorities in Germany released on 24th December, 1954, the Nazi concentration camp guard Curt Ernst Meyer, who had been sentenced to life imprisonment for torturing Allied prisoners in Belsen Concentration Camp.

Mr. Turton

He was released as an act of clemency following a recommendation to that effect by the Anglo-German Mixed Consultative Board.

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