HC Deb 02 February 1970 vol 795 c12W
Mr. Eldon Griffiths

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if, following legal proceedings in Venezuela, he will make a statement to the House on the circumstances that led to the death near Caracas of Mr. Richard White and on the subsequent actions of the Venezuelan authorities and the British Embassy in Caracas.

Mr. Luard

The Venezuelan authorities are investigating the circumstances of Mr. White's death. Our embassy in Caracas is maintaining close touch with them over developments.