HC Deb 02 August 1965 vol 717 cc208-9W
Mr. Marten

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs how many letters from the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament were received by the Foreign Office between 1st May and 1st July relating, respectively, to the situation in Vietnam and the confrontation of Indonesia and Malaysia; and what replies he has sent.

Mr. M. Stewart

Between 1st May and 1st July nine letters relating to the situation in Vietnam and Idonesian confrontation of Malaysia were received at the Foreign Office from branches of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, and three from individual citizens who identified themselves with that movement. A further nine letters from branches and two from individuals were received in the same period concerning Vietnam only. In addition, a number of members of this movement have been associated with petitions received in the Foreign Office about the situation in Vietnam.

Replies have been sent, setting out Her Majesty's Government's views and policy and, where appropriate, drawing attention to the statements which my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister and I have made in this House and elsewhere.