§ Mr. Deer
asked the First Secretary of State (1) if he will give an assurance that the position of Federal civil servants will be considered and safeguarded in the talks on the proposed secession of Nyasaland;
(2) if he will now state the extent of Nyasaland's portion of the Federal debt 220W for which Her Majesty's Government will be responsible after secession.
§ Mr. Iain Macleod
I have been asked to reply.
I would refer the hon. Member to my right hon. Friend's reply on 5th February to the hon. Member for Barnsley (Mr. Mason) and the hon. Member for Dulwich (Mr. Roy Jenkins).