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Sanctions

Volume 722: debated on Tuesday 21 December 1965

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49.

asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations if he will make a statement on the implementation of sanctions against Rhodesia by those members of the Organisation for African Unity who are also members of the Commonwealth.

The following African members of the Commonwealth have placed a complete embargo on trade with Rhodesia: Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania. Zambia and Malawi are in a special position. The Gambia has no trade with Rhodesia. So far as I am aware, Ghana and Sierra Leone have not yet taken action to ban imports from Rhodesia.