To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he expects to be in a position to reply to the letter of 23 November from the hon. Member for Croydon, North-West on the subject of Mrs. Sturt, of 33 Langdale road, Thornton Heath, Surrey.
The deputy high commission in Madras has been asked to provide a full report on this case. I shall reply to my hon. Friend's letter as soon as possible.