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Troops, Japan (Withdrawal)

Volume 433: debated on Tuesday 18 February 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for War why the 3,000 British troops about to leave Japan, and previously understood to haw been returning to England, are now being sent to Malaya.

There have never been any grounds for supposing that the British troops being withdrawn from Japan would return to the United Kingdom. They are in fact going to Malaya