HC Deb 05 February 1959 vol 599 c571
45. Mr. Biggs-Davison

asked the Prime Minister what further consultations he has had with President Eisenhower about the latter's proposal for a treaty on the legal status of Antarctic territories.

The Prime Minister (Mr. Harold Macmillan)

Consultations about President Eisenhower's proposal concerning Antarctica have been taking place through normal diplomatic channels. The proposal did not envisage any provision relating to the legal status of Antarctic territories, except that this should remain unchanged for the duration of the treaty.

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