HC Deb 05 December 1967 vol 755 cc268-9W
73. Mr. Bryant Godman Irvine

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what progress has been made with the British appeal to the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, under article 84 of the Chicago Convention, as regards the Spanish prohibition on air flights in the vicinity of Gibraltar.

Mr. William Rodgers

On 6th September we filed with the International Civil Aviation Organisation Council in Montreal a Memorial stating our case over the Prohibited Area and setting in motion the appropriate procedure for the settlement of disputes under Article 84 of the Chicago Convention, Spain has been required to file a Counter-Memorial by 1st February, 1968.