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Council Of Europe

Volume 176: debated on Wednesday 11 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will be seeking a revised and enlarged role for the Council of Europe in a new European framework; and if he will make a statement.

We believe that the Council of Europe has an increasingly important and valuable role to play in the development of democracy in Europe. With other member states we shall be examining the role of the Council in the architecture of the new Europe.