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Missing Diplomats (Mr Petrov's Information)

Volume 527: debated on Wednesday 5 May 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what information Her Majesty's Government has about the disappearance of the Foreign Office officials Burgess and Maclean and other matters made available as a result of information given by the Soviet diplomat Petrov and his wife to the Australian authorities.

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave on 3rd May to Questions on this subject. I have at present nothing to add to that reply, but I am still considering the possibility of making a further statement in due course.