HC Deb 12 February 1962 vol 653 c105W
56. Mr. Driberg

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he is aware that voters in the impending election in Malta continue to be subjected to improper spiritual pressure, amounting to intimidation, by the hierarchy and some of the clergy of the Roman Catholic Church, and that the Malta Labour Party is thus disadvantaged in presenting its case to the electorate; and if, in an endeavour to ensure that this election shall be fair and free, he will at once invite a Parliamentary delegation, including Roman Catholic members from both sides of the House, to fly to Malta to observe it.

Mr. H. Fraser

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply which my right hon. Friend gave to the hon. Member for Bristol, Central (Mr. Awbery) on 8th February.

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