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Volume 973: debated on Wednesday 14 November 1979

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asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will seek to raise at the United Nations the issue of Kashmir with a view to pressing for a plebiscite of its peoples so that they may determine whether they wish to become independent or be governed by India or Pakistan.

No. It is for the Governments of India and Pakistan to resolve this issue and to decide how to settle their differences in a peaceful manner.