§ 42. Dr. Miller
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what representations he propses to make to the Government of Saudi Arabia in respect of the latter's revocation of their agreement to accept Mr. Horace Phillips as the Ambassador to Jedda.
§ 43. Sir B. Janner
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will make a statement on the rejection by the Saudi Arabian Government of Mr. Phillips as ambassador.
§ Mr. William Rodgers
The Saudi Arabian Goverment agreed to Mr. Phillips' appointment on 17th January, but following an article in theJewish Chronicle of 27th March drawing atten- 8W tion to his background, agreement was withdrawn. Her Majesty's Government regret this decision but, in keeping with international practice, must accept it.