§ 68. Sir E. Bullus
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what representations he has made to secure the release of the British seaman, Brian Yates, of London, N.W.9, apprehended and held by Belgian police on a charge for which he has already been tried and acquitted in Italy; and if he will make a statement.268W
§ Mr. William Rodgers:
I am glad to say that following representations by our Embassies in Brussels and Rome the Italian Government decided to withdraw their application for extradition. Mr. Yates was released on 7th February and has now returned to this country.