HC Deb 23 March 1959 vol 602 c86W
60. Mr. Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what progress he has to report as a result of the representations which he has been making regarding the appointment to their former positions, contrary to the Potsdam Agreement, of judges, prosecutors and other legal persons connected with Hitler's crimes against humanity.

Mr. Profumo

The Federal German Government have kept Her Majesty's Government informed of the progress of their investigations into these allegations from East Germany. In Hesse and Saarland all allegations have been found baseless. In other Laender, investigatory proceedings have been instigated by the Public Prosecutor's Office against five people, of whom two are in retirement. In addition some other inquiries are proceeding.

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