HC Deb 18 February 1960 vol 617 c152W
109. Mr. J. Hynd

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will ensure that Dr. Banda and his associates will be free to give evidence before the Monckton Commission without fear of being returned to their imprisonment thereafter.

110. Mr. C. Johnson

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies in what circumstances and subject to what conditions Dr. Banda will be allowed to appear before the Monckton Commission.

Mr. Iain Macleod

The release of Dr. Banda or of any other persons from detention must be related to the security situation. With regard to the evidence of persons in detention I have nothing to add to the statements made by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister on 24th November last and my hon. Friend the Minister of State for Commonwealth Relations on 26th January last.

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