§ 122. Mrs. Middleton
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether he is aware that it has been made compulsory for the British National Anthem to be played at all performances of State opera in the British zone of Germany and that German citizens are expected to stand while this takes place; that this practice is resented by the German public, including those who have been anti-Nazis throughout the Hitler regime and whose records in this respect are unimpeachable; and whether he will take steps to have this practice discontinued.
§ Mr. J. Hynd
It is not the general practice in the British zone for the British National Anthem to be played at operatic performances primarily intended for Germans. The National Anthem is of course played at performances primarily intended for British personnel, and Germans who are guests at such performances are expected to stand