HC Deb 18 July 1961 vol 644 cc1053-4
Q2. Mr. F. Noel-Baker

asked the Prime Minister which Minister will conduct discussions with the Government of the Republic of Cyprus regarding the effect on the Republic of an association between the United Kingdom and the European Common Market; and where and when these discussions will take place.

The Prime Minister

My right hon. Friend the Lord Privy Seal has visited Nicosia for this purpose, and had talks with Cyprus Ministers.

Mr. Noel-Baker

Many of us are very grateful to the Prime Minister for the new arrangement of Questions. Can he add anything about the character of the talks and the outcome and whether they were satisfactory or unsatisfactory? Can he make any comment about them?

The Prime Minister

A communiqué has been issued summarising the discussions.