HC Deb 18 December 1972 vol 848 c266W
66. Mr. Dodds-Parker

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what progress has been made in the inter-governmental talks between Her Majesty's Government and the People's Republic of China on an air services agreement; and when he expects to make an announcement.

Mr. Anthony Royle

We have now transmitted to Her Majesty's Embassy, Peking, the draft of an agreement which will be handed to the Chinese as a basis for discussion within the next few days.