§ 82. Mr. Callaghan
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what reports he has received of a recent armed clash between Somali Tribal Police and Ethiopian Asgaris; and what steps he is taking to preserve the rights of British protected persons on the border area of Ethiopia and Somaliland.
§ Mr. Profumo
I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my right hon. Friend the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs to the Question asked on this subject by the hon. Member for Rugby (Mr. J. Johnson) yesterday. The Governor is keeping my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for the Colonies fully informed on the situation, and I assure the hon. Member that all appropriate action will be taken on behalf of the British protected persons in the Haud and Reserved Area of Ethiopia.