HC Deb 24 October 1972 vol 843 cc246-7W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether, during his forthcoming summit conference with representatives of the European Economic Community, he will suggest that each of the countries of the enlarged Nine should take an equal number of the evicted Ugandan Asians.

Sir Alec Douglas-Home

We have of course been in touch with our European friends over this problem. Several member countries of the Community have already agreed to take numbers of expelled Asians either for permanent settlement or in transit.

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