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Mrs Maggie Jones

Volume 972: debated on Tuesday 30 October 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will discuss with the Scottish Paraplegic Association the case of Mrs. Maggie Jones of Edinburgh, recently banned from international competition by the British Paraplegic Sports Society for distributing anti-apartheid leaflets at the European Paraplegic Games, with a view to urging it not to impose a similar ban.

No. Participation in athletic events is entirely a matter for the governing body concerned and it would not be appropriate for me to intervene.