asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will consult the Governor of Cyprus about the rescinding of Emergency Regulations in Cyprus, especially those allowing imprisonment without trial.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
No. I am confident that the Governor will make further relaxations of the Emergency Regulations in Cyprus as and when he considers it safe to do so, but the increasing threats of violence and numerous acts of sabotage by Eoka in recent weeks make the present time quite unsuitable for rescinding the Regulations. There are no Emergency Regulations in force in Cyprus allowing imprisonment without trial.