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Volume 722: debated on Tuesday 21 December 1965

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asked the Prime Minister what is Her Majesty's Government's policy as to receiving and considering proposals from Mr. Smith's illegal Government.

I have nothing to add to the Statement I made in this House on 10th December, 1965.


asked the Prime Minister if he is aware that there is doubt as to whether British companies operating in Rhodesia and paying taxes to the illegal government are committing an unlawful act by giving financial support to that government; and if he will introduce legislation to clarify the position.


asked the Prime Minister if he will give an assurance that Mr. Ian Smith and his colleagues may come to this country at any time to negotiate with Her Majesty's Government without fear of being arrested.

Any question of prosecution is one for the prosecuting authorities and not for Her Majesty's Government.


asked the Prime Minister if he will publish a record of those parts of his conversation with Mr. Garfield Todd and Mr. Nkomo which were referred to by Mr. Ian Smith in a statement on 6th December.

I would refer the hon. Member to the Answer I gave on 14th December to similar Questions by hon. Members.


asked the Prime Minister how Her Majesty's Government voted on the United Nations Assembly motion calling for mandatory sanctions against Rhodesia.