HC Deb 17 May 1950 vol 475 c160W
84. Mr. Gammans

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what is the object of Mr. Malcolm MacDonald's visit to Australia; and if he will make a statement on the subject.

Mr. J. Griffiths

Mr. MacDonald is visiting Australia as a member of the United Kingdom delegation to the meeting of the Commonwealth Consultative Committee on Economic Development in South and South-East Asia. The House will not expect me to comment while the discussions in Australia are still in progress.