HC Deb 01 July 1963 vol 680 cc7-8W
65. Mr. W. Yates

asked the Lord Privy Seal what steps he has taken to ask for the help of the Imam of the Yemen, and his Government, whom Her Majesty's Government recognise, for the release of the British troops in the hands of the frontier tribes; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Heath


70. Mr. Wall

asked the Lord Privy Seal what representations have been made to the United Arab Republic Government about the British Service personnel now imprisoned in the Yemen

Mr. Heath

Her Majesty's Ambassador in Cairo has asked the United Arab Republic Government to use their good offices with the Yemeni Republican authorities to secure the release of the men. The United Arab Republic authorities said that their representatives on the spot would work for the return of the prisoners to Aden.

71. Mr. Sorensen

asked the Lord Privy Seal what further information he now has about the detention of British subjects captured in Yemen territory.

Mr. Heath

The United States Chargé ďAffaires has reported that the 16 men arrived in Taiz on 28th June where they are well housed and in good health. Negotiations for their release are continuing.

Back to