HC Deb 08 July 1968 vol 768 c1W
1. Mr. Luard

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the United Kingdom Government supports the proposal of the Maltese Government for the passage, at the next meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, of a declaration on national rights over, and exploitation of, the sea-bed.

Mr. Goronwy Roberts

As I said in reply to my hon. Friend on 1st April, Her Majesty's Government are actively considering their policy towards this most interesting subject in the light of the proceedings of thead hoc Committee at the United Nations set up to study this whole question.—[Vol. 762, c. 3–4.]