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Mr Roy And Mr Prasad

Volume 928: debated on Thursday 17 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will now make a further statement on the detention of the two Indian monks Mr. Roy and Mr. Prasad seeking asylum in Great Britain.

I have kept the continued need for the detention of Mr. Roy and Mr. Prasad under close personal supervision, but I regret that I would not feel justified for the present in authorising their release or their admission to the United Kingdom.