§ Mr. Winnick
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if it is intended for Italy to be involved in next year's events to celebrate the end of the second world war.
§ Mr. Hanley
Plans for commemorative events to mark the 50th anniversary of the "End of the War in Europe" are being developed. They will be based on the theme of peace and reconciliation. Consideration is being given to which countries should be involved but no firm decisions have yet been made.