asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will make a statement on the military commitments to be undertaken by Her Majesty's Government as an inducement to France and other European countries to ratify the European Defence Community.
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will now inform the House of the details of the plan for a British contribution to the European army which Her Majesty's Government have put forward.
My right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary hopes to make a statement to the House on this matter shortly.
Can the right hon. and learned Gentleman say what he means by shortly?