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Falkland Islands

Volume 888: debated on Monday 10 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what consideration he has now given to the question of the sovereignty and constitutional future of the Falkland Islands; what representations he has received from other countries on this matter; and what replies he has sent.

Her Majesty's Government have no doubt as to their sovereignty over the Falkland Islands. There have been exchanges from time to time with the Argentine Government about the future of the Falkland Islands. The nature of such exchanges is, of course, confidential. The findings of the Falkland Islands Select Committee on constitutional reform and the number of students enrolled year by year over the, past five years at the Hong Kong University.

:Figures are as follows:have not yet been considered by the Legislative Council.