§ 60. Mr. Biggs-Davison
asked the Lord Privy Seal what proposals Her Majesty's Government have made for economies in the United Nations, in view of the fact that it is nearly bankrupt.
§ Mr. P. Thomas
On 11th October, the United Kingdom delegate on the Fifth Committee of the General Assembly advocated that the United Nations pursue a policy of austerity and retrenchment and suggested several fields in which economies could be made; a summary of his speech is given in United Nations document A/C.5/SR852, which is available in the Library of the House.