HC Deb 22 January 1959 vol 598 c42W
60. Mr. Lewis

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will make a statement on the financial talks now proceeding in Cairo between the Egyptian and Her Majesty's Governments in connection with matters concerned with the recent Suez war; and to what extent these talks guaranteed to Her Majesty's Government the return of the Suez Canal to the former shareholders, the return to Her Majesty's Government of the property seized by Colonal Nasser at the Suez Base, full and complete compensation for all losses incurred by British subjects and investors in Egypt and the continuation of the freezing of Egypt's sterling balances by Great Britain.

67. Mr. H. Wilson

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the Anglo-Egyptian Financial Agreement initialled in Cairo on 16th January.

Mr. Erroll

I would refer the right hon. Gentleman and hon. Gentleman to the reply which I gave yesterday to my hon. Friend the member for Twickenham (Mr. Gresham Cooke).

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