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South Africa

Volume 82: debated on Tuesday 2 July 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what study has been made of the effect of disinvestment in South Africa; and if he will make a statement.

We pay close attention to this question. We do not believe that disinvestment would achieve the changes we want to see in South Africa. On the contrary, we believe that trade and investment links are an important means of encouraging change.