§ Mr. MANDER
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the situation has now arisen envisaged in the text of the proposals drawn up by representatives of Belgium, France, Great Britain and Italy, on 19th March, 1936, wherein the assurance was given by Great Britain that if conciliation failed certain steps described in Sections 1 and 2 of the letter to be addressed to Belgium and France would be taken, including joint action, against aggression; and what pro- 2252W posals have been made by the Government as to the States to be invited to the meeting of Locarno Powers at Brussels?
§ Viscount CRANBORNE
The answer to the first part of the question is No, Sir. As regards the second part of the question, I would refer the hon. Member to the terms of the communique issued on 3rd July by the United Kingdom, French and Belgian delegations in Geneva, to which I am unable to add at present.
§ Lieut.-Commander FLETCHER
asked the Prime Minister whether, in connection with the forthcoming conversations between the Locarno Powers, it is proposed to resume the staff conversations?
§ The PRIME MINISTER
I would refer the hon. and gallant Member to the terms of the communique of 3rd July, to which I cannot add at the moment.