§ 57. Mr. Awbery
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether it is Her Majesty's Government's policy to delay the question of the entry of Malta into the Common Market until the island has achieved its independence.
§ Mr. Maudling
No. Her Majesty's Government have for some time been in consultation with the Maltese Government on the Question of Malta's relationship to the Common Market, in view42W of our application to join it. These consultations have not yet been completed.