§ Sir R. Russell
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what instructions were given to the United Kingdom delegation regarding their policy on the recommendations on political, economic, social and educational conditions in New Guinea adopted by the Trusteeship Council of the United Nations during the week ended 2nd August; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mrs. White
The Trusteeship Council completed its 1966 Session on 26th July.
On New Guinea, which is a trust territory administered by Australia, the United Kingdom delegate was given instructions to give general support to the Australian representative in presenting the undoubted progress that is being made in that territory.