§ 91. Mr. Piratin
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will now make a statement concerning the burning of the village of Batang Kali, North Malaya, by British troops on 2nd November and indicate how many houses were burned; how many people were rendered homeless; what aid was rendered to the inhabitants; and why this measure was taken.
Mr. Creech Jones
I am informed by the High Commissioner that no such incident occurred at Batang Kali on the 2nd November.