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British Youth Peace Festival

Volume 498: debated on Thursday 27 March 1952

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many aliens he has permitted to enter this country to attend the British Youth Festival.

I assume that my hon. and gallant Friend is referring to the British Youth Peace Festival which is to be held near Sheffield at Whitsun. As I informed my hon. Friend the Member for Wembley, South (Mr. Russell) on 13th March last, I am not prepared to grant facilities to foreigners to attend this Festival, and I have so far received no applications from foreigners to be allowed to come here for this purpose.