HC Deb 30 October 1957 vol 575 c58W
Mr. Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will make a statement on his recent decision to prevent certain officials of the Embassy of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics from attending the Harrogate Film Festival.

Mr. Ormsby-Gore

Permission to an official of the Soviet Embassy to make this journey was refused because shortly before the Soviet Government had prevented a journey by members of Her Majesty's Embassy in Moscow to an area in the Soviet Union normally open to foreigners.

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