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Gleneagles Agreement

Volume 76: debated on Wednesday 3 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he next intends to discuss the Gleneagles agreement with the chairman of the Sports Council.


asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what action he has taken in 1985 to bring to the attention of sports bodies the Goverment's view of the Gleneagles agreement.

All governing bodies have been advised of the Government's commitment to the 1977 Commonwealth statement on apartheid in sport in advice issued by the Sports Council. I only rarely need to approach individual bodies to repeat or clarify that advice; the last occasion was in respect of the RFU tour of South Africa in 1984.