HC Deb 20 December 1944 vol 406 cc1797-8W
Mr. Price

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether discussions have been or are in progress between the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, U.S.A. and the Netherlands, with the object of setting up consultative and advisory commissions for regions of the Pacific and South East Asia; and whether any results have been attained.

Mr. Eden

Certain proposals put forward by His Majesty's Governments in Australia and New Zealand which have the object mentioned in the Question have been communicated to His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom. No conclusion has yet been reached, and the matter has not so far been discussed with the United States and Netherlands Governments.