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Aliens (British Domicile)

Volume 415: debated on Thursday 1 November 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if permission has now been granted to Mr. L. Singer, of 23, Montague Street, W.C., to bring his two sons, aged 16 and 14 years, respectively, to this country from the institute in Switzerland in which they are now staying after the death of their mother and their escape from Nazi concentration camps.

Mr. Singer, who is a Czech citizen, was admitted to this country on a temporary basis and has already been informed that he cannot remain indefinitely. I know of no reason why he should not now bring his stay here to an end and arrange for his children to rejoin him in his own country.

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if His Majesty's Government is now prepared without further delay to authorise the admission to this country of those survivors of Nazi terror liberated from concentration camps whose relatives in this country are ready to receive them and help their rehabilitation before the onset of winter.

:As my hon. Friend the Under-Secretary of State informed the hon. Member for Down (Dr. Little) on 24th October, I hope to be in a position to make a statement at an early date.