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Flags Of Convenience

Volume 984: debated on Wednesday 14 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will make a statement on the Government's attitude towards proposals by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development to phase out flags of convenience.

In the view of the OECD Governments represented at the UNCTAD meeting in January the discussions failed to establish the case for coercive international action to phase out registries.