§ Mr. Bevan
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs on what dates the Governments of the United States and the United Kingdom replied to the original proposals submitted by Monsieur Rapacki on 14th February, 1958; and what consultations took place, and with whom, before those replies were made.
§ Mr. Selwyn Lloyd
The United States reply was delivered on 3rd May and the United Kingdom reply on 17th May. Both replies were sent after discussions on the subject had taken place in the North Atlantic Council, to which they were circulated in draft before despatch.