§ 52. Mr. Tilney
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what steps are being taken with France and other metropolitan European Powers to co-ordinate economic development in Africa.
§ Mr. Dodds-Parker
The importance of co-operation with other Powers in this field is fully recognised by Her Majesty's Government. Arrangements exist for consultation and co-operation with France and other interested countries on economic questions in Africa, through a variety of channels including direct consultations, co-operation in the Organisation for European Economic Cooperation and co-operation on technical matters in the Commission for Technical Co-operation in Africa South of the Sahara.