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Prisoners Of War (Prison Sentences)

Volume 440: debated on Tuesday 22 July 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is now in a position to make a statement about the sentence of 12 months' imprisonment recently passed on Werner Vetter for associating with an English girl.

I have given instructions that this and all similar cases should be reviewed together. When this review has been completed, the decisions reached on the merits of each will be promulgated simultaneously.