HC Deb 27 January 1959 vol 598 c96W
76. Mr. Lewis

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations whether, in order to secure uniformity of Commonwealth action, he will consult with the Canadian Government on the question of the recognition of Communist China.

Mr. Profumo

I have been asked to reply.

As the hon. Member will doubtless be aware, consultations on matters of common interest are continually taking place between Members of the Commonwealth. But any decision as to recognition of a foreign Government rests with the Government of the Commonwealth country concerned.

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