HC Deb 11 May 1960 vol 623 c61W
Mr. de Freitas

asked the Secretary of State for Air how many reconnaissance aircraft of the United States U2 type have used Royal Air Force bases since the date of the Summit Meeting was publicly announced.

Mr. Ward

It has never been the practice to disclose either the nature or the scope of Intelligence activities. In my judgment, it would be contrary to the public interest for me to make any exception to this practice.

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