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New Hebrides

Volume 986: debated on Wednesday 18 June 1980

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17.

asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will make a statement on progress in maintaining the unity of the New Hebrides.

20.

asked the Lord Privy Seal whether he will make a statement about the current political situation in the New Hebrides.

22.

asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will make a further statement about the rebellion on Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides.

There is little I can usefully add to my statement to the House on 16 June.—[Vol. 986, c. 1147.] We are committed to preserving the territorial integrity of the New Hebrides. While it is too soon to predict a result. I am encouraged that talks are to take place tomorrow between representatives of the New Hebrides Government and of Mr. Stephens.