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Lech Walesa

Volume 21: debated on Wednesday 31 March 1982

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asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will make a statement on representations made by Her Majesty's Government to the Polish authorities for the release of Lech Walesa.

We have made clear to the Polish authorities that we deplore the internment without trial of several thousands of Polish citizens. We have urged and will continue to urge the Polish Government to release those detained. Unfortunately we have had no indication of any intention to release Mr. Walesa.