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Volume 939: debated on Friday 25 November 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will now announce the names of the expert advisers who are assisting Mr. Thomas Bingham, QC, in his inquiry into the alleged breaking of sanctions against Rhodesia by British oil companies; and when he now expects to receive the report of this inquiry.

I have appointed Mr. S. M. Gray, an accountant, and Mr. J. R. La T. Corrie, an adviser on oil marketing, to act with Mr. Bingham in conducting the inquiry. It is too soon to indicate when I expect to receive the report of the inquiry. Mr. Bingham is fully aware of the need to complete his investigations urgently.