HC Deb 21 January 1953 vol 510 c29W
58. Mr. Usborne

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what instructions have been given to the United Kingdom delegation regarding the nomination of a new Secretary-General for the United Nations Organisation.

Mr. Eden

The United Kingdom Delegation has been instructed to seek agreement on the appointment of a new Secretary-General in accordance with the terms of the United Nations Charter. This provides that the Secretary-General shall be appointed by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council.