EXTRACT FROM MINUTES OF MEETING OF INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE, 19th February, 1935.
It was stated that a letter had been received from the I.F.T.U. indicating that Schevenels, together with Vincent Auriol (L.S.I.) had been in Madrid and had seen the Spanish Premier in regard to the political prisoners. A report of this visit was also submitted.
Mr. E. Edwards handed in a telegram he had received from Delattre (Belgian Miners) indicating that Gonzales Pena of the Asturias had been condemned to death. A suggestion had been received from the I.F.T.U. that telegrams might go from the different countries to the Spanish Government urging that a pardon be granted.
It was likewise mentioned that a communication had already been sent in the name of the National Council of Labour to Sir John Simon, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, asking him to intervene With the Spanish Government.
IT WAS AGREED to leave the matter in the hands of the General Secretary to take suitable action in the light of the reply received from Sir John Simon.
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