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Angola (United Nations Resolution)

Volume 640: debated on Monday 15 May 1961

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asked the Lord Privy Seal whether he will call for a report from the United Kingdom representative at the United Nations following the recent Assembly vote calling for an inquiry into conditions in Angola; and if he will make a statement.


asked the Lord Privy Seal what action Her Majesty's Government has taken to expedite the establishment of a United Nations Committee of Inquiry on Angola following the resolution adopted by the General Assembly.


asked the Lord Privy Seal whether, in view of the worsening situation in Angola, he will take steps to raise the matter again before the United Nations Security Council, as a situation likely to endanger international peace and security.

The resolution adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 20th April decided inter alia

"to appoint a sub-committee consisting of five members to be appointed by the President of the General Assembly."
I understand the members of this committee will be appointed by the President of the Assembly in the near future.