HC Deb 10 May 1960 vol 623 cc51-2W
Mr. Scholefield Allen

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs when Her Majesty's Government intend to ratify the European Convention on Establishment signed on 13th December, 1955.

Mr. R. Allan

Since the practical effect of the Convention will depend largely upon the restrictions and reservations made by other countries, Her Majesty's Government prefer to delay their ratification of the Convention until they have had time to study the reservations which may be made by other countries upon ratifying.

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