§ 8. Mr. Currie
asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs what was the financial cost to the United Kingdom, in the most recent available period of 12 months, of sanctions against Rhodesia; and what was the value of the consequential loss of trade to the United Kingdom during that period.
§ Mr. George Thomas
I would refer the hon. Member to the figures I gave to the hon. Member for Chigwell (Mr. Biggs-Davison) on 15th December, 1967. These figures take into account any loss78W of trade to the United Kingdom.—[Vol. 756, c. 239–40.]
§ Mr. Currie
asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs whether he will move to appoint an all-party committee to visit Rhodesia with a view to ascertaining the feeling of all sections of the community in that country, as to the future constitutional position and in order to try to bring an end to the present unconstitutional position.