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Heads Of Government (Downing Street Meeting)

Volume 931: debated on Thursday 12 May 1977

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asked the Prime Minister if he has drawn up an agenda for the forthcoming Summit at No. 10.

I refer my hon. Friend to the statement which I made to the House on 9th May.

asked the Prime Minister which countries committed themselves to maintaining their present growth projections at the Downing Street Summit.

As was stated in the Appendix to the Downing Street Summit Declaration the Governments of those countries which have adopted reasonably expansionist growth targets for 1977 have committed themselves to them and have also undertaken to adopt further policies, if needed to achieve their stated target rates and to contribute to the adjustment of payments imbalances.

asked the Prime Minister what machinery has been created to monitor the commitments entered into at the Downing Street Summit.

No new machinery was created but the Summit participants have undertaken to review progress on all the measures they discussed and the co-operation of others will be sought through the appropriate institutions.