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Namibia

Volume 890: debated on Monday 21 April 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if, in the light of the fact that four United States oil companies have all withdrawn their operations off the coast of Namibia, he will seek powers to prohibit British companies from any involvement in the exploitation of national resources of Namibia so as to comply with United Nations resolutions covering the unlawful occupation of Namibia by South Africa.

No. On the principle involved, I have nothing to add to the relevant passages of my right hon. Friend's statement in the House on 4th December 1974.