3 MARCH 1961, Page 5


A small committee has been fornied to raise funds which will make it possible for the Bahraini prisoners on St. Helena to engage in further legal proceedings, if they wish, to obtain their release. It consists of two Labour MPs, Mr. Woodrow Wyatt and Mr. John Stonehouse; one Liberal MP, Mr. Jeremy Thorpe; a London County Coun- cillor, Mr. Donald Chesworth; and Mr. Bernard Levin. The committee urgently appeals for contributions, which should be made payable to `St. Helena Prisoners Defence Fund,' and sent care of Mr. Levin at the Spectator, 99 Gower Street, London, WC1.