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Wales (Capital City)

Volume 415: debated on Thursday 8 November 1945

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asked the Prime Minister whether he is now in a position to make a statement giving official recognition to Cardiff as the capital city of Wales.

Does the Prime Minister not think that the Principality of Wales is due to have recognition of a capital city at this time?

Yes, Sir, but I am not aware that there is unanimity as to which city should have this honour.

In view of the controversy lurking behind the Question, will the Prime Minister give an undertaking that before reaching a conclusion he will be good enough to consider representations from other municipalities, equally with those of Cardiff?