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Volume 31: debated on Tuesday 9 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on Her Majesty's Government's policy on apartheid.

Our attitude towards apartheid remains as described by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister on 25 July 1979:

"The policy of apartheid, with its emphasis on separating peoples rather than bringing them together, and all the harshness required to impose it on the South African population is wholly unacceptable."—[Official Report, 25 July 1979; Vol. 971, c. 629.]