HC Deb 10 July 1957 vol 573 cc49-50W
87. Mr. G. Brown

asked the Minister of Defence if, when the Government is ready to announce its decision on the establishment of new bases in Africa and the Middle East, he will present a White Paper giving the costs and implications of the decisions.

Mr. Sandys

Our policy in regard to the command structure and distribution of forces in the Middle East is now being reviewed. When the policy is decided, I will make a statement to Parliament.

Mrs. Jeger

asked the Minister of Defence what conclusions he has reached regarding the future use of Cyprus as a base.

Mr. Sandys

I have no statement to make at present.

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