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Ocean Island

Volume 929: debated on Wednesday 6 April 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what answer has been given to the recent representations by the Government of Fiji concerning the future of Ocean Island.

No such representations have been received. In reply to a petition from the Banabans, the Fiji Government stated in January that, if the British Government agreed to the separation of Ocean Island from the Gilbert Islands, the Fiji Government would be prepared in principle to accept either its association or integration with Fiji.