§ Mr. Thorne
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the Government were consulted before the armistice with Finland was signed by the U.S.S.R.; and whether the terms of the armistice have been published.
§ Mr. George Hall
His Majesty's Government were consulted by the Soviet Government throughout the recent negotiations for an Armistice with Finland and were represented at these negotiations by His Majesty's Ambassador at Moscow. As is stated in the Armistice itself, it was concluded by the Government of the U.S.S.R. and the Government of the United Kingdom and signed by a Soviet General on behalf of both Governments. The terms were published on 20th September and appeared in the British Press on the following day.