§ Q15. Mr. D. Foot
asked the Prime Minister in what manner Her Majesty's Government have conveyed to the Prime Minister of Kenya their regret for the assault made on him during his recent official visit to London.
§ The Prime Minister
Immediately after the incident my right hon. Friend the Commonwealth Secretary and I personally expressed our deep regret to Mr. Kenyatta. In addition, I issued the following statement from Marlborough House soon afterwardsI was greatly distressed to learn that the Prime Minister of Kenya, a guest of the British Government, should have been subjected to a deplorable attack outside his hotel this morning. I am glad that he was unhurt and able to attend the meeting.On the same day the British High Commissioner in Nairobi conveyed the above statement to the Acting Prime Minister of Kenya.