HC Deb 31 March 1960 vol 620 c160W
Mr. A. Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will make a statement in connection with the disturbances outside South Africa House on Wednesday, 23rd March, 1960.

Mr. R. A. Butler

Throughout the day persons in varying numbers congregated in the vicinity of South Africa House. Their conduct was generally orderly, but from time to time it was necessary for the police to take action to preserve order and to prevent obstruction, and 23 persons were arrested. There were no reports of personal injury. Two windows were broken.