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United Kingdom And Eire (Consultations)

Volume 414: debated on Monday 15 October 1945

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs if proposals are being made by either side to establish closer political and economic relations between this country and Eire.

His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom are of the opinion that it is right to participate in such discussions on economic or other matters as will facilitate improved trade and relations generally between Eire and the United Kingdom. Informal consultations have already been held with the Eire Minister for Industry and Commerce on various matters of mutual concern.