HC Deb 21 April 1948 vol 449 cc1793-4
17. Mr. F. Noel-Baker

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he will announce the composition of the United Kingdom Delegation to the forthcoming meeting of, the Economic Commission for Europe.

Mr. Bevin

The United Kingdom Delegation to the Third Session of the Economic Commission for Europe will be led by my right hon. Friend, the Minister of State. He will be assisted by Sir David Waley, by Mr. E. R. Warner, the Permanent United Kingdom Representative in Geneva, and by the appropriate technical advisers.

Mr. Noel-Baker

Can my right hon. Friend give an assurance that the British Delegation will do all it can to see that the very valuable technical and practical work that the Economic Commission has been doing since it was set up last year will be continued, in spite of any ideological differences there may be between any nations?

Mr. Bevin indicated assent.

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