I have added a new poll question for the month of August.

Xu Jing said he saw Irvine’s body below the First Step in 1960, why didn’t any searches find him?

Please take your vote at www.everest1953.co.uk

Results from last months question

Should the British government arrange and pay for the search of Andrew Irvine on Mount Everest?

Yes 52%

No 45%

Not Sure 3%