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Max Reimann (Sentence)

Volume 466: debated on Monday 4 July 1949

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what reports he has received giving the state of health of Max Reimann, chairman of the Communist Party of Western Germany, now serving a three months' sentence in Dusseldorf Prison, imposed on him by the British military authorities.

Reimann was examined by the prison medical officer upon his readmission to prison on 29th May to serve the remainder of his sentence. The medical officer reported on his re-entry that his general health was not good and that signs of nervous weakness, faulty blood circulation and sleeplessness, were present. He has therefore been accommodated in the prison hospital, where he is receiving appropriate treatment.