HC Deb 28 July 1960 vol 627 cc198-9W
Mr. Chataway

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will state the results of the recent official mission to Italy, Austria, and Germany to select handicapped refugees and their families for admission to the United Kingdom, in pursuance of the arrangements announced on 10th March.

Mr. R. A. Butler

The names of 1,228 refugees were put forward through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for interview by the selection team. Of these, 673 attended for interview, and from among those interviewed 453 were accepted.