HC Deb 28 February 1966 vol 725 c178W
Mr. Higgins

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade and Institutions and Practices similar to Slavery have been ratified by the United Kingdom or not; in the latter case, what are the reasons for the delay; and what steps must be taken to ensure its ratification in the near future.

Mr. Padley

The United Kingdom ratified the Convention on 30th April, 1957.