HC Deb 07 December 1965 vol 722 c86W
Mr. Woodhouse

asked the Prime Minister on how many occasions since 1945 the independent Government of a Commonwealth country or British Protectorate has appealed to Her Majesty's Government for the dispatch of British Armed Forces; how many such appeals have been met; in how many cases conditions were attached to the dispatch of British forces; and what was the longest delay in any particular case before the appeal was met.

The Prime Minister

Five; four; in all cases; six days.

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