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Departmental Papers

Volume 84: debated on Tuesday 22 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs which of his Department's papers have been made available to the public since October 1984.

Since 1 October 1984 the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (excluding the Overseas Development Administration) has made the following papers available to the public on request:AFRICA

  • Drought and Famine in Africa
  • Ethiopia: Reality and Doctrine
  • Namibia: Chronology July 1984—January 1985
  • Namibia: Chronology February—June 1985
  • South Africa: The New Constitution
  • Statutory Racial Discrimination in South Africa: Policy and Practice
  • Western Sahara Conflict


  • Antarctic Treaty: 25th Anniversary


  • The Cuban Economy
  • Contadora: A Chronology
  • Cuba: A Military Society


  • Afghanistan Report: The Fighting, Border Violations, Revolutionary Justice
  • Afghanistan: International Comment
  • Afghanistan: Sixth Winter of War
  • Afghanistan: Human Rights
  • Afghanistan Report: The Fighting, Local Elections, Moscow Protest, UN Talks
  • Afghanistan: The United Nations—sponsored Talks
  • Bhutan: Background Note
  • China's Foreign Trade
  • Indochinese Foreign Ministers' Conference: Proposals on Cambodia
  • Japan's Economic Success: Some Perspectives
  • Japan: High Technology and Unemployment
  • Labour Union in Japan: Recent Developments and Future Prospects
  • Pakistan: Local Government
  • Refugees from Indochina
  • Sikkim: Background Note


  • Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CEMA)
  • Origins of Communist Rule in Eastern Europe
  • Poland: Chronology May—October 1984
  • Poland: Chronology July 1984—January 1985


  • Arab-Israel and Lebanon Chronology July — December 1984
  • Arab-Israel and Lebanon Chronology January—July 1985
  • The Gulf Co-operation Council
  • Lebanon: An A to Z
  • Palestine Liberation Organisation


  • Henderson Island: Background Paper


  • Andropov's Economic Policy
  • Moscow Youth Festival: Further Preparations
  • Moscow Youth Festival: Final Soviet Preparations
  • The Party and Government Leadership of the USSR (as at 12 April 1984)
  • Soviet External Propaganda
  • The Soviet Peace Campaign and the United Nations
  • The Soviet Party's Role in External Propaganda and Policy
  • The Soviet Economy
  • Soviet Bloc Aid to Special Friends
  • Soviet Arms Exports to the Third World
  • Soviet Energy Prospects
  • Soviet, East European and Western Development Aid 1976–83
  • Soviet Union: The Party's Accounting and Election Campaign 1983–84
  • Soviet Imports from the West 1970–81
  • USSR: Health Service Headaches
  • World Festival of Youth and Students: A Retrospect


  • NATO Double Track Decision: The Present Stage
  • United Kingdom and Peacekeeping


  • Arms Control and Disarmament Newsletter No. 21
  • Arms Control and Disarmament Newsletter No. 22
  • Arms Control and Disarmament Newsletter No. 23
  • Arms Control and Disarmament Newsletter No. 24
  • Defence and Disarmament Issues (revised edition, prepared in conjunction with MOD)


  • Aid to the Developing World
  • Communication concerning British Policy towards UNESCO
  • Major UN Group and Major Grouping Relating to the UN System
  • Table of Vetoed Draft Resolutions in the United Nations Security Council 1945–84
  • Thirty-fourth Session of the Executive Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: United Kingdom Delegation Report, November 1983
  • United Kingdom Opposition to the Inscription of General
  • Assembly and Security Council Agenda Items
  • World Fisheries
  • World Food Supplies
  • World Information and Communication: A Chronology, 1982—March 1985