§ Mr. P. Noel-Baker
asked the Lord Privy Seal what recent information he has received through the United Nations concerning the presence of foreign mercenary soldiers in the Congolese Province of Katanga.12W
§ Mr. Heath
Estimates of the number of mercenaries still remaining in Katanga vary considerably. Members of the United Nations Secretariat have informally mentioned a figure as high as 250. Information available to Her Majesty's Consul in Elisabethville, however. indicates that the mercenaries do not total more than 70.